SELF-TALK: Achieve Subconscious Confidence in Sport

How to train confidence into the subconscious mind and perform better

Does it matter what you think?

Yes of course – very much so! One of the reasons is that the way in which we talk to ourselves influences our emotions, and our emotions shape our behaviors. Our behaviors in turn influence what happens next in our lives and in our sport.

In this course on Self-talk I teach you how you can influence your thinking and train confidence into the subconscious mind and practice better, perform better and be better!

Here is what we cover:

  • Why self-talk matters?
  • Types of self-talk and discover how to become aware of them.
  • How to influence how we think.
  • The relationship between the conscious and subconscious mind (which is incredibly important!)
  • Thought-Stopping.
  • Accurate and Inaccurate Thinking.
  • I’ve included exercises along the way as well as a self-assessment questionnaire.
  • We’ll end with some final techniques and an action plan to build your daily self-talk toolbox.

See you inside.

Clinton Gahwiler. Sport and Performance Psychologist. Cape Town

Meet Your Instructor; Clinton Gahwiler Sport Psychologist

Hi, my name is Clinton and I have been running the psychology practice of the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) in Cape Town since 1995. I help clients develop, implement and maintain strategies which optimize performance and well-being on a sustainable basis. I have worked with Team South Africa at the Athens Olympics, SA Rugby (U21 and U19) and Team SA Cricket amongst many other high profile teams and individuals. I am excited to now work with you. Good luck on this journey with Sportmi and on becoming a mentally stronger athlete!

Course Curriculum

Welcome and Introduction

Self-talk Theory

Self Assessment

Accurate Thinking

Thought Stopping

Exercises and Techniques

Summary and Next Steps

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. Should the course ever close and no longer be available we will make all content available for download before it is removed so if you sign up now you will have life long access.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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