Mental Strategies for Peak Performance
Health Promotion & Physical Education
A key to controlling competitive anxiety under pressure is to develop an effective attentional strategy to use before competition. Without pre-competition routines of attentional control, many athletes will become overwhelmed and succumb to competitive pressure. Wang examines the causes and psychological mechanics of pre-competitive anxiety and provide athletes with an easily understandable mental strategy for practical use and coaches with specific guidelines for proper behavior.
Wang, J. (2006). Mental strategies for peak performance. Strategies, 19(4), 22-25.