SPG provides world class mental skills/performance training and support to maximize athlete's performance
- Do you perform better in practice than competition?
- Do you struggle to control your nerves before and during competition?
- When you review performance is it mental skills holding you back?
- Do you struggle to overcome mistakes and setbacks?
- Do you get negative and frustrated/ angry with your performance?
We have the answers to these and many other performance limitations.
Why SPG mental skills/performance training?
- Expertise: Dr. Neal Bowes, Director of Performance has over 20 years experience consulting with some of the best athletes, coaches and programs in the world. As a former professional player, national coach educator and certified consultant (AASP, CC) Neal understands the demands of high level sport and has a proven track record in helping athletes progress to the highest level in sport.
- Assessment:We start at the right place, taking the time to gain an excellent understanding of each athlete, their strengths and weaknesses, their goals and needs. This ensures that every program is unique to each athlete and maximizes progress and development.
- Training:Our training is based upon the leading practice and sports science research in the world. We teach the key mental skills necessary to excel in sport including focusing, confidence, awareness, anxiety control, emotional control, problem solving, positive self talk, visualization, mental toughness, routines, and the ability to thrive under pressure. Our training is applied in athletes training environments reducing the need for translation and transfer.
- Ownership: We teach athletes mental skills and the independence to own these skills. This means that our athletes not only know the skills but also understand when to use them, and have confidence in applying them; this is key to maximizing performance.
- Competitive edge:Our clients consistently report real differences in performance and gaining a competitive edge over their opponents. Our testimonials and client achievements highlight the advantages of our training.
SPG mental skills training services include::
- Sport specific mental skills assessments
- Athlete training and support programs
- Team training and support programs
- Competition/tournament support
Consultations are delivered at our private office facilities in McLean, VA and on site at various sporting locations.