Mental Skills in Sport

Momentum in Sport Alastair Higham Video / Web  

Harwood (2009) -  5 C's of Mental Skills in Sports

  1. Commitment – to effort, persistence, resilience, and working to improve weaknesses and perfect strengths

  2. Communication – of positive and proactive communication with coaches, teammates,
    and support team.

  3. Concentration – focus on “right now”, ability to block distractions inside and outside of the court

  4. Control – controlling and managing thoughts and emotions, ability to react positively to stress

  5. Confidence – playing without fear of mistakes, displaying confidence through thoughts, words, and actions