“In a complete training program, the mind is as important as the body. Many top amateur and professional athletes know that mental fitness, as much or more than physical fitness, gives them an edge over their competitors. But just what is mental training and what is it not?”
From an article in Pez by Marvin Zauderer. In the article, Marvin talks about what is and what is not sport psychology as well as five core skills of successful athletes – goal setting, self talk, arousal management, concentration and people skills.
Here’s the link to the article.