Okay, so you’re coming into your first national championships or maybe you’re a veteran of racing. I have compiled a list of 5 tips you can use to prepare mentally for your event to give you the best opportunity at success.
Being stressed is not always bad for your performance. It can help you be more alert, focussed, more motivated to train, and it can even help you perform at your optimal level during competition. Unfortunately, too much stress can cause anxiety, leading to tension, distraction and a drop in confidence within your events.
Performance anxiety during your event can come from the following:
- To much focus on the outcome of your event