The mental game is often at least as important as the physical game. There are many articles written about mental preparation before competition. The physical routines you use to prepare take many hours of focus and concentration and yet the mental aspect should also be taken into account.
There are steps you can take to enhance your performance during competition. The first step would be to prepare yourself mentally by managing your thoughts and emotions that you are having about the coming competition. Sometimes you might develop unrealistic expectations about what you want to achieve in a particular situation. This can cause excess pressure and stress and can lead to unneeded anxiety.
The first objective in preparing yourself for competition is learning to trust your inner confidence...Read More