Posts by Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D. and Andre Bekker


Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 3: How to Fuel Your Confidence


In our continuing series on race-day mental skills, we discuss the importance of proactive confidence, which you can build by asking yourself these six pre-race questions.


Avoiding Mental Sabotage Part 2: Managing Performance Expectations


In part two of our ongoing series on ways athletes sabotage their own performances, we discuss how to overcome unrealistic performance expectations heading into a race.


6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success


Mental sabotage can ruin your race before it begins. Here are six ways that athletes psyche themselves out and how to overcome them for racing success.