Mental Toughness Tips for Figure Skaters

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about Mental Toughness Tips for Figure Skaters. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.

Here’s the question Dr. Patrick Cohn answers this week:

VICKY ASKS: “Right before a big competition or skating test I doubt my skills and imagine the worst possible outcome will happen. I have a hard time monitoring my self-talk and trusting my skills. Sometimes I get into a drowsy, almost like tired state that is hard to break out of. Thus, I don’t have the energy and spunk. Why am I not more mentally tough leading up to my skating competitions and tests?”

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