1.1 TOO HIGH - A performer becomes
too anxious & nervous. This can lead
to stress and cause performer's to
1.2 OPTIMUM LEVEL - Performer's
are determined and ready to
perform to their best.
1.3 TOO LOW - Performer's do not reach
highest level of performance.
2 RELATED FACTORS THAT EFFECT
YOU SKILL LEVEL
220.127.116.11 High exitement, fast
more nervous or
2.2.1 STRESSED + TIRED = EMOTIONAL
This can make you
TENSE, ANXIOUS, or AGGRESSIVE
2.2.2 Becoming EMOTIONAL can also benefit a
performer, helping them to reach an
optimal level of arousal.
(Direct or In Direct)
2.3.1 GOOD = UNDER
2.3.2 BAD = OUT OF CONTROL
(Break rules/ cause injury)
2.4.1 Repetitive activities
can become boring
and tedious ->
levels drop -
Athletes can lack
2.5.1 CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK or
CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM can motivate
athletes to adapt and IMPROVE
2.5.2 Feedback that is not
constructive can act
as a DEMOTIVATOR.
3 MENTAL PREPARATION
3.1 Getting into the 'zone'. Performers use various techniques to do this.
3.2 "I would go so far as to say that the mental
side of my game, and the mental preparation
I go through, has been as big a part of my
career as the physical preparation I do in the
gym and on the training field... I try to do 3
things : 1) Visualise Success. 2) Remain
Positive. 3) Set realistic Goals" Jonny
4.1 "To have a successful international career, you have to be fit, but you also have to be
emotionally and mentally right. The batteries on those two categories were running low."
4.2 "I was just emotionally and mentally spent"
5.1.1 "The Bodies reaction to a change that requires a physical,
mental or emotional adjustment or response."
5.2.1 "Is physical or mental tiredness bought on by extreme
exertion, it can result in temporary loss of strength and