Lockdown Mental Skills #4

To achieve peak performance athletes try to be "in the zone" when they are playing sport. 

One factor that can influence whether this happens or not is psychological intensity. This video illustrates the relationship between intensity and performance. It will get you thinking about your own optimal performance zone and how to move yourself towards it.

The model in the video is the Yerkes-Dodson Law: Inverted-U model.

Ian is the team psychologist for Auckland Aces and the high performance for young cricketers. High performance sport has highlighted that team success is not only down to talent and ability but importantly psychological readiness to perform where one puts themselves in a state of discomfort in order to perform at the highest stage.

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