Absolute Mental Game Essentials

Date(s) - 05/10/2018
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Absolute Mental Game Essentials for World Class Bowling

With Team USA Sports Psychologist Dr. Dean Hinitz

Join us for this exciting training day with Team USA sports psychologist Dr. Dean Hinitz. This workshop is an advanced study of mental game tools that are essential for understanding coaching at the elite level. Upon successful completion of this course participants will have 7 hours of certified training applicable to their USBC Gold Coaching application or renewal.

In this workshop, you will be given practical strategies for guiding your athletes through an accelerated learning curve in practice, and for enhancing effectiveness in competition. This training day is both didactic and experiential, so be prepared to record notes and to play hard.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Identifying your role in understanding personality
  • Recognizing personality and learning styles
  • Understanding achievement motivation and competitiveness
  • Identifying sources of stress and anxiety
  • Connecting arousal and anxiety to performance
  • Viewing competition as a process of improving results
  • Giving feedback effectively
  • Psychological skills training, e.g. imagery, focus, concentration, building self-confidence
  • Understanding the pitfalls and power inherent in the coach-athlete relationship
  • Gold standard guidelines for effective coaching
  • New strategies for dealing with competition pressure

There is a brief certification examination at the completion of this workshop.

Lunch will be provided.

Registration is $100.00
Space is limited to 35 participants.
Please register early to reserve your spot!



Bookings are closed for this event.