Stuart Holliday is a Chartered psychologist working primarily with endurance athletes. In the past, Stuart has been working with Olympic and Paralympic squads, as well as with the Liverpool FC Academy and the England Netball team. In this interview, we discuss sports psychology in a triathlon context.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Self-talk, and having an "inner coach" that is both instructional and motivational
-Goal setting in your sport and in your mental performance
-Dealing with pre-race anxiety
-Improving your self-confidence
-Having the mental skills to perform through the tough moments in a race
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