Psychology is an integral component of sporting performance, and the demands of sport can affect many aspects of an athlete's life. Sports psychology can assist in the well-being and sporting performance of individuals and teams at any level of competition, from the recreational amateur to the elite professional athlete.
In training everyone focuses on 90% physical and 10% mental, but in the races its 90% mental because there's very little that separates us physically at the elite level.— Elka Graham
Before the Olympics I did a lot of relaxation and visualization to get a feel of what it was gonna be like when I got there. I knew that I had done everything physically and mentally.— Michael Phelps
I am willing to fail, it's ok to fail, but I am going to get back up, I may take a step back, but in the end, I am going to take a giant leap forward.— Tiger Woods
I think to myself "I'm confident, I'm in the driver's seat, I've won the last couple of meetings, and I've won the big tournaments. Whoever comes, I'll try to beat him.— Roger Federer
Sport psychology may include