Cycling Confidence and Peak Performance
As a top sport psychologist, I would like to address some questions related to successful performances. My answers relate to my work, and my experience as an elite cyclist.
What is the psychology of excellence?
Successful performance in different fields follows a similar pattern. What drives a cyclist to peak performance also propels a cyclist to excellence. The ideas of performance enhancement that applies to athletics also applies to life.
Is successful performance related to happiness? Why?
Yes, successful performance is related to happiness, feeling energized, and achieving one’s personal aspirations. As a sport psychologist, I find personal fulfillment in inspiring and facilitating others to achieve their potential and to overcome obstacles in their path.
What contributes to excellence in cycling?
One of the keys to excellence in cycling, and apart from sport is to focus on the present, and avoid thinking about past or future performances. I help athletes develop a process, or routine, of performing that enables them to focus on what is happening right now.
Why are well-defined goals important for an individual?
Those athletes who have well-defined goals, and can focus on the process of performance