Mental Blocks in Gymnastics

Improving Concentration in Gymnastics

How to Cope with Distractions Attention, Distraction and Competition In gymnastics, there are many potential distractions during a meet. Different competitive arenas, the importance of a meet, the bounce of the equipment and the crowd are all factors vying for your focus. Not to mention, a small bobble in an earlier routine, bad week of practices, trying out a new … Boost Confidence>>

Getting Past Mental Blocks In Competition

Gymnast Psychology

Managing Fear in Gymnastics Many gymnasts–we work with at Peak Performance Sports–often have difficulty performing their skills freely in competition (compared to practice). If this sounds familiar to you, you always have doubt going into competition. This causes you to be hesitant to take risks in competition. In some cases, gymnasts become so overwhelmed that they freeze and are unwillingly … Boost Confidence>>