Beat Sports Anxiety – Learn How with these Quick Tips

Sports anxiety can be debilitating, so much so that it can quickly turn an otherwise talented athlete “on paper” into something that looks the complete opposite during games.  Anxiety is actually a manifestation of human arousal (or human energy) and is often created based on human perception, meaning if you view situations as threatening and scary, your body will quickly experience anxiety symptoms. 

There is good news, however, as human arousal can also be channeled into great confidence and help athletes get in the zone when athletes perceive situations as exciting challenges.  Interestingly, the human arousal we experience can be directed into two very different mind & body experiences, and this is largely based on the perception of the world that we take.

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