Hypnotherapy for Peak Performance
Hypnotherapy applies to performers in the following areas
Motivation is one of the most powerful forces that drive individuals and teams to tremendous achievement. It is the foundation n which all achievements are based. In the absence of motivation even the most talented performer may never reach his or her potential.
Concentration is the focused state of attention on the challenge
There are typically four key dimensions in relation to concentration. Namely: -
Maintaining attentional focus over time,
Being mindful in the situation
Shifting attentional focus as is necessary.
It is important that one stays focussed despite the distractions
It mindset a refuses to be intimidated, a determination even when things are going badly, and an ability to control emotions and remain highly focused when under the pressure of intense competition. It means controlling emotions and controlling all situations that the individual can control. Mental Toughness is a significant determinant of success in sport.
Anxiety is apprehension and tension in the body. We often hear of performers suffering from abnormal "butterflies". It can get so bad that many talented people retire prematurely.
Anxiety can be viewed as an enduring personality trait or a temporary state. Adrenalin is a normal part of an performer's psychological state People who control this adrenalin and channel arousal levels in the appropriate direction have a significant advantage over there competitors. Hypnosis can help the athlete to develop the ideal arousal state can be developed in a consistent manner.
Confident athletes enter competition not believing that they will win, but knowing that they will win.
Confidence can easily be affected by different occurances to do with their sport, emotional, personal, and family issues, etc. So it is vitally important that attention is paid that this aspect of their performance.
Clear goals, 'balance' between challenge and skill, a sense of control, concentration, unambiguous feedback, loss of self-consciousness and confidence have all been identified as key facilitators of peak performance.
Performers who can repeatedly reproduce peak performances are a step ahead of their competitors.