Athletes develop the mental edge through the training of mental skills.
Mental skills, just like physical skills, take repetition, practice, and game-time application to develop. Think of it as sports training for your brain!
When an athlete develops the mental strength to compliment the extensive and intense physical demands of sport, higher levels of performance become consistent and regular, increasing the probability of desirable competitive outcomes.
The main purpose of mental skills training is to help athletes develop an overall competitive edge and perform at their peak potential not only in sport, but in all aspects of life, by learning how to: