For Athletes | Center for Sport Psychology and Athlete Mental Health

For Athletes

Whether you are competing at the youth, high school, college, elite, or professional level, sport psychology skills and strategies should be a foundational part of your training, enjoyment, and performance success. Thus, we provide a wide range of FREE sport psychology resources that you can use to develop your mental skills and become a more consistent performer.

Quotes from famous athletes, coaches, professionals, and historical figures can serve as a source of inspiration. They can motivate you, help elevate performances, or illustrate an important point. Here we provide you with quotes that you may find useful and enjoyable.

In addition to the more comprehensive coverage of sport psychology topics offered in our newsletter, our Performance Notes provide specific suggestions for handling a wide range of issues that athletes and coaches may experience, including: coaching under pressure, handling athlete emotions, and choosing a sport psychologist, just to name a few.

Covering issues ranging from mental toughness, to preparing for the big competition, to successfully managing stress, to interviews with elite athletes and professional sport psychologists, each newsletter provides 2-4 articles on important and relevant sport psychology topics.

Athletes at all competitive levels, from Olympians to professionals to collegians to high school and select players, use sport psychology strategies and principles to become mentally tough, improve their training, and ultimately reach their goals in sports competition.