Self - Talk

It has been long observed that players talk to themselves either silently or out loud when they train or compete,

this is to aid concentration when performing and competing.

Self - Talk

It has been long observed that players talk to themselves either silently or out loud when they train or compete, this is to aid concentration when performing and competing.
Self-talk is generally used to improve concentration in areas around tasks, by instructing or strengthening your mindset to engage in task-specific actions such as marking players, making more intelligent runs, goal keepers coming for a ball at corners are some examples.
The words utilised are generally single instructional cue or trigger words that are directly associated with successful task performance or habits in competitive situations.
“Pick Up”, “Get Tight”, “Push Up”
You can also include these cue or trigger words as praise to support confidence in yourself on well executed tasks.
“Good Tackle”, “Well Played”, “Great Pass”

I am playing well

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