Do you get nervous before the “big game?” At critical times during games, do you choke under pressure? Would you define yourself as an anxious athlete? Anxiety is a feeling of worry or fear, typically about a big game or when feeling under the pressure to perform well. Anxiety is created over the uncertainty of what may or may not happen. Let’s focus on two aspects of … [Read more...] about Do You Get Nervous Before Big Games?
Nerves in Competition
Overcoming Nerves in Competition Phil Mickelson scored his 41st PGA TOUR win last week at the Phoenix Open in record fashion. He finished at 28-under only two strokes shy of the PGA Tour record for a four round tournament. He also led the tournament from start to finish after shooting 60 in his opening round, which is often a challenge for any player—to keep the lead. This … [Read more...] about Phil Mickelson Overcomes Anxiety to Win