Peak Sports Performance
Using hypnotherapy – or visualisation – to improve sports performance is not a new idea. We know, for example, that the Soviet Union gymnastic team took eleven therapists with them to the Melbourne Olympic games in 1956 and it worked, as it proved to be an overwhelming success, the likes of which they had not seen before. And, allegedly, captain of the England cricket team Mike Brearley consulted a hypnotherapist for the Australian tour in 1978. But even in more recent times, there are a plethora of sports personalities that you will be familiar with who swear by it.
From Premiership footballers like Wayne Rooney and golfers like Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods to athletic stars such as Jessica Ennis Hill and boxers Frank Bruno and Steve Collins, the use of hypnotherapy and visualisation for getting the best possible performance has only become a popular trend because it really can work.
Athletes from many sporting disciplines can often find that, when in competition, they can be fit physically, but if they are not as fit mentally than their opponent, they are at an instant disadvantage. Mental attitude can literally be the difference between winning and losing.
Using a combination of hypnosis and psychotherapeutic techniques, we can work together to visualise that moment of triumph – and get you there. We can not only improve your confidence and self-belief to achieve those goals, but we can also help you cope with the anxiety and to retrain the mind not to fear certain upcoming events or feats. We increase your resilience, your motivation and most importantly, the belief that you CAN and WILL succeed.
Below are a list of possible benefits from using hypnotherapy to improve your sporting prowess:
Overcoming mental blocks and barriers
Enhanced focus and concentration
Coping with or managing nerves
Improving a particular move or technique
Increased confidence and self-belief
Creating a positive mental attitude (PMA)
Helping to make goals seem more achievable
Improved speed, stamina and endurance
Reducing limitations you have set for yourself
Amongst many others...
To find out what hypnotherapy can do to help your sports performance, get in touch now and speak to our qualified therapist... You'll be amazed at the difference it could make.*
*Hypnotherapy is an effective method of treatment, however success is not guaranteed and full client commitment is important. For example, listening to our accompanying therapeutic audio tracks between sessions is a vital element in the process and participation is required. This will be fully explained in the initial consultation. Results may vary from person to person.