Powering your mental game – By Paddy Upton

NEW Live Online course for advanced level athletes (from all sports)

A workshop bringing you rich insights and practical action plans to advance your mental game of sport. Delivered by one of the most experienced and respected mental coaches in the game. 

Who is it for? This Advanced level “Powering your mental game” online live workshop is aimed at serious amateur, semi-professional or aspiring professional athletes, from both individual and team sports. 

Course outline Session 1: Personal mastery, and why it’s key to long-term success in sport and life • Become your own best coach, and how this really counts • Separating yourself from your results, and how this enhances performance • Crafting your character, avoiding unnecessary pitfalls, and why it’s important 

Session 2: Professional mastery. Maximising talent and opportunities • Advancing Confidence and Professionalism – towards International Gold Standard • Playing to strengths, staying ahead of your opponents • Mental errors, addressing this strangely unspoken conversation 

Session 3. Advancing your mental game. From distracted to focussed • Learning from past successes – balancing humility, confidence and arrogance • Managing loss, failure and errors, and off-loading unnecessary baggage • Dealing with pressure (one of sports two biggest mental obstacles to success) 

Session 4. Finding focus and flow • Managing stress, anxiety and fear – (fear being the other biggest obstacle to success) • Being correctly focussed, in the key moment • Finding flow more often, and remaining there longer • Pulling it all together

Each session is for 90 minutes and the entire course is to be completed within 2-3 weeks 

What you will get 1. Enhance personal mastery for improved sport performance 2. Move closer to ‘international gold-standard’ in eight key areas of your game 3. Use Paddy’s mental map to a) even better manage failure, mistakes, stress, anxiety, pressure, fear, and doubt, b) maintain the correct focus on the task at hand, and c) access the zone more regularly 

Your facilitator Professor Paddy Upton has spent over two decades working with professional teams, and individually with over 150 of the world’s best athletes, Olympians and World Champions. He has worked in 11 different sports and across five continents