Understanding & Coaching Mental Toughness
Hello Coaches. Thank you for taking the time to utilize this resource. As coaches you have a unique and powerful impact on the mentality of your athletes. The purpose of this resource is to provide you with accurate and usable information about mental toughness and some strategies for you to coach mental toughness in your athletes to build more confident and consistent performances as well and a more enjoyable sport shooting experience. As coaches, you’ve certainly seen a mentally tough athlete. A mentally tough athlete approaches competition with great energy... yet remains calm. A mentally tough athlete gives their best effort day in and day out…A mentally tough athlete is aware of what is going on in the immediate environment... yet remains focused on only what is relevant to successfully completing the task at hand. A mentally tough athlete is invested in helping others improve their performance as well.