Frequently Asked Questions
Sports Psychology studies the performance, mental condition, and well-being of an athlete in various sport situations using psychological methods. It understands that emotional and psychological factors can impact athletes and their performance. For example, self-confidence, motivation, and determination are a few of the psychological factors that can influence how an athlete or a team performs.
Athletes usually go to Sport Psychologists to:
● Improve performance & focus better during the game
● Work on self-confidence, motivation level etc.
● Manage expectations of self, coach & parents
● Learn how to balance studies or work with their sport
● Cope with emotions post injury and through recovery, stay motivated during rehabilitation and for best performance during the ‘back to sport’ phase.
● Improve as a team player, be better at communication, at handling conflicts and at being able to perform well no matter the team dynamics.