Mental Skills Coaching

How We Help

As athletes grow and reach an elite level, the athlete’s mindset and mental preparation play an important role.  

Mental preparation needs to start well ahead of competitions and events.  Spending time with a mental skills coach now, in the weeks leading up to competitions, can have ​a significant impact on an athlete’s performance and placement.​

​Topics We Can Assist With
  • Imagery / Visualization
  • Emotional Control
  • Motivation & Building Confidence
  • Dealing with Success and Failure
  • Improve Concentration
  • Refocusing Tools
  • Coping with Stress
  • Decreasing Anxiety/ Avoiding Distractions
  • Anticipating Adversity
  • Defining Athlete Roles
  • Managing Expectations
  • Goal Setting
  • Routines & Recovery
  • Games or Competition Preparation
  • Teambuilding​
 

Services

Team Talks

We offer on-site team talks, workshops, and presentations to help educate athletes, parents, and coaches on a variety of topics listed.

Athlete / Coach Communication

Our mental skills coaches sit down with athletes or coaches and have a discussion about the concepts at play. As this is more of a conversation, this two-way communication is more personalized to each individual athlete or coach.

Venue Visit / Applied Assistance

Our mental skills coaches work alongside our strength and conditioning coaches at the Sport Manitoba facilities to pair a training session with a pre or post-workout check-in to save time, increase repetition, and improve communication.

 

Fees

Teams competing in the Canada Games can find pricing packages here.

For all other clubs looking at mental skills coaching, fees vary depending on the number of athletes, topics, preparation needed, location, and scheduling. Our aim is to work within each athlete/team's budget to provide these important services at affordable rates.  Please contact us for more information.

Our mental skills team talks and athlete services are not eligible for clinical psychology coverage or extended health insurance.

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