Players are inevitably bound to feel pressure as they climb the ranks in their sport. It may be all too common to hear players being unable to replicate their practice performance in a competition. Handling pressure is a vital mental skill that players should learn actively to cope with their sport’s mental demands.
The environment that athletes train in is vital for their holistic growth. Have you ever wondered what kind of an atmosphere will help your athlete the most and how you can create one that is conducive to their learning and success? A mastery environment can prove to be truly valuable in the development of athletes and teams.
What do athletes really enjoy about playing a sport?
Most children begin playing a sport as they find it fun. As they proceed, training becomes intense and competition increases. When challenging times arise, knowing what elements athletes truly enjoy will help them stay motivated in the sport.
While there are many sport psychology experts, and instruments used for various psychological assessments, there is significantly less research being conducted on Indian athletes and teams. A scientific exploration of Indian athletes can add a new dimension to our understanding of their performance and mental well-being. Join us as we raise some pertinent questions that can play a significant role in advancing Indian sport.
We take the first step in presenting the Research in Real Sport segment, which highlights the sometimes subtle and mostly significant contributions of sport psychology research in the quest to develop athletes and teams psychologically.