Sports trainers now recognize that mental factors such as confidence, composure, focus, and motivation are highly significant to athletic performance. They provide mental training
It is the part of sports psychology that concentrates specifically on helping athletes break through the mental barriers that are keeping them from performing up to their peak potential.
Mental training is about improving one’s attitude and mental skills to help you perform as best as you can by identifying limiting beliefs.
Mental skills, just like physical skills, need repetition, and practice.
Negative mental barriers related to the outcomes include high expectations, perfectionism, fear of failure, lack of emotional control and focus. Athletes can overcome these barriers by mental interventions that aim at enhancing confidence, focus, composure, trust and mental preparation.