Welcome to Sports Performance Anxiety Coach
Hi, I’m Dr. Patrick Cohn, Master Mental Game Coach. I help athletes solve choking and performance anxiety every day in my work. Here, you learn how to take your “practice game” to competition.
If you struggle to take your practice game to competition and feel as if you are choking when the pressure is on, you’re in the right place. I’ve helped 1000s of athletes improve mental toughness.
Turn up your speakers and watch the video below to learn more about how to overcome performance anxiety and choking in sports…
In my free video course, you’ll learn: (1) The difference between pregame jitters and performance anxiety, (2) the relationship between performance anxiety and fear of failure, and (3) one mental game skill you MUST master to take your practice game to competition successfully.
Please complete the form below to access my free video course, “How to Overcome Performance Anxiety and Stop Choking in Competition”:
Sports Performance Anxiety Articles
In "Sessions with Doc," Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about why athletes choke or under perform in competition. 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 week's Session … [Performance anxiety tip...]
Do you ever get extremely anxious prior to a competition? Every athlete experiences some pregame jitters--if you don't then performing does not excite you. Many athletes label those jitters as excitement or edginess that, very often, vault an athlete to play optimally. Some athletes experience real performance … [Performance anxiety tip...]
How do you view and respond to pressure? Are you able to play "calm under pressure"? When you need to make a critical shot, are you able to remain relaxed and confident? Has this scenario ever happened to you... You need to sink a five-foot putt on the final hole to win a tournament. Your thoughts start racing, … [Performance anxiety tip...]
Did Matt Kuchar choke during the final round of another golf tournament? Did he crumble mentally coming down the stretch at the Houston Open? Or did he just get beat by a couple of incredible shots from Jones? Would you start thinking that you choke under pressure if you let two tournaments in a row slip … [Performance anxiety tip...]