With the start of each new sports season, there is excitement that builds toward that season opening game.
This includes preseason training, getting back into the grind, reconnecting with teammates and coaches, and most of all, a fresh start.
To start the season off on the right foot, take a moment to reflect.
Let’s focus our awareness on breakthrough moments. Breakthrough moments are those moments that help you to overcome challenges, to work your way out of a performance plateau, or to acquire a new skill.
Breakthroughs take time and dedication. To start with, to build toward a breakthrough you have to start by identifying what consciously and unconsciously holds you back from performing your best and improving.
a. Are you focused on your future and what you want or need to accomplish by the end of the season?
b. Are you aware of how your emotions derail your performance in high pressure situation?
c. Are you aware of how others expectations impact your ability to perform and motivate each day?
d. Do you have daily process goals that help you achieve your performance and outcome goals?
Take time to reflect on these questions and journal them. To move forward, we have to first known what’s limiting us.
Stay tune for tips on how to strive toward a breakthrough performance.