Mental Skills Checklist
There are many mental skills available for you to utilize. Which you choose depends on personal preference and, what sport or part of the sport is being addressed.
Self talk that inspires and empowers.
Create a script and re-use as required.
Staying relaxed, part of relaxation.
Staying well grounded, relaxed and focused, at the same time.
Internal / external and inward / outward focus.
Plan 'B', often needed!
How to handle a mistake to minimize effect on further performance.
Required regardless of sport.
How to set meaningful goals that move skill development forward.
Ongoing practice that helps to keep you centered more frequently and in the moment.
Systematic method to approach a clearly defined situation.
Keep situation in a tactical and strategic point of view.
Seeing a situation from a different point of view.
Maintain control under stressful situations.
Risk Taking skill:
Mental assessment of situation after careful consideration.
Mental activity to stop a negative thought from continuing.
Create an image or movie of the desired skill / outcome.
This is both mental and physical.