Meet your program co-hosts, get an introduction to the foundations of Mindfulness, and understand how being present can help you increase your focus and get “in the zone.”
Explore the science of stress and learn how to manage feelings of discomfort and negative emotions to become more resilient. Identify your unique Character Strengths that help you to meet your goals, overcome challenges, and thrive in your sport and in life.
Build on the Mindfulness skills you have been developing and apply them to the context of your own sport. Learn practices, tools, and tips for sharpening your concentration and attentional control, shifting your focus, and resetting your mindset in stressful moments. Break down common “mindfulness myths” among athletes in order to effectively train your mind for peak performance.
When you make a mistake, is the voice in your head one of an encouraging teammate or a taunting opponent? Discover what Self-Compassion truly is and the various practices you can use to motivate yourself with Self-Compassion rather than criticism. Understand how perfectionism may actually be preventing you from accomplishing your goals, and how you can better set yourself up for success. You are your own MVP!
Use Mindfulness tools to communicate more clearly and strengthen your connection with coaches, teammates, and other valuable players in your life. Learn useful strategies to manage social anxiety and communication phrases to help you respond to triggers in a more skillful way.