Pushing Past Mental Blocks

We have all experienced a mental block at some point or another. Maybe it was a math problem that you KNEW you could answer, but just couldn’t find a way to come up with. Maybe it was an essay you had to write and the only line staring back at you was, “hi my name…

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13 Gymnast Mindset Red Flags

Gymnast Mindset Red Flags: Balking and Hesitating  Struggling with Mental Blocks  Afraid of Getting Hurt Fearful of New Skills  Difficulty Bouncing Back From Mistakes Being better in practice than in a meet or tournament. Fear of letting teammates down Not aggressive or lacking the Killer Instinct. Poor body language. Low confidence. Very nervous meets and…

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10 Rules of Gymnastics Season

1. Never be outworked. Always put in 110% of your effort and you won’t be outworked. 2. Don’t focus on your statistics. Sometimes an off-day can throw off your statistics. So just focus on making the next day a better day. 3. Remember that being the biggest or strongest gymnast doesn’t make you a better…

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10 Mental Mistakes Gymnast Make

1. Getting involved in the hype by reading the papers and/or looking up your stats. After your season is over, then you can check this stuff out. During the season, focus on always improving. 2. Associating with negative people.  As Tom Brady said They will slow you down and taint your progress during the season.…

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7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Gymnastics

Here are the 7 Cardinal Sins of Mindset in Gymnastics: 1. Indifference/Apathy – There’s no room for these feelings if you want to develop your skills and improve your performance. Always put in 110%. 2. Stubbornness – Being stubborn leads to being uncoachable, which leads to being unsuccessful. Be open-minded and you might be exposed…

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