Apr 21, 2007
Mentally tough athletes know that they do not have to perform well in warm up to perform well in competition. Michael Phelps displays such an attitude for success. Phelps used his positive attitude to gain confidence from his training so he could trust it in competition.
This sports psychology podcast teaches you pregame mental toughness strategies for warm up to help you reach peak performance in competition.
The goal for athletes is to not make any judgments about about the quality of their pregame warm up prior to competition. Some athlete get freaked out if they don't have a perfect warm up, which is a mental game error and puts them in a poor mindset at the start of competition.