4 Pillars of Mental Strength A Strong Mind Strength Flexibility Balance Stamina
Pillar 1 Strength Having the strength to stand up to the pressure of competition. Maintain your level of intensity and embrace the butterflies. Visualise your success
Pillar 2 Flexibility “Just because youre in the bunker doesnt mean its a sand wedge.” ○ (J. Parent 2011)
Pillar 3 Balance One shot at a time. Stay in the moment.
Pillar 4 Stamina The ability to sustain mental effort during competition.
To reach your goals and perform at your full potential, you must have a strong mental game.
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