3 Types Of Mental Preparation.
This means reducing the build up of tension and anxiety so we dont suffer from over arousal. Techniques include: Massage, Music, Reading and Meditation.
We can also reduce anxiety by picturing ourselves carrying out different skills and movements. Seeing ourselves being successful can help calm our nerves, prepare for activity and raise confidence.
Distractions from opponents, spectators and the weather may negatively affect our performance. By focusing on key points of activities, performers can reduce anxiety and worry from those external sources.