What is Mental Toughness for Athletes?

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about what mental toughness is for athletes. Visit Peaksports.com and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast.

In this video I’m going to talk about what mental toughness is and what the mental skills that are included in being a mentally tough athlete.

What is mental toughness? I get this question a lot from my MGCPs, athletes, and parents. I look at mental toughness as really a catch-all phrase. Mental toughness is kind of like having a strong mental game overall. If you have a strong mental game then you have a lot of positive qualities to your mindset essentially.

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