In a competition, mental preparation counts as much as physical preparation! For a professional sportsman, there are several criteria which can distance them from desired performance: pain or injury, their environment, but also their mind. By mind, we mean stress, negative thoughts, anxiety, fear… Athletes must manage energy, emotional and psychological discharge, sport tactics, gesture [...]
Athletes have the ability to represent, in addition to their own ideas, those of their opponents. The goal is to better anticipate the intentions and motivations of the other to provide an effective response and gain the upper hand. Théodor Reik (1888-1969), an American psychoanalyst, spoke of tact and said that he expressed "a certain [...]
In the practice of a sport, mental preparation is not reserved only for professionals. Golfers have access to numerous works where sophrology exercises are presented to optimize their concentration and vitality during a course. For surfing, a practice that requires strength, balance and concentration, understanding a wave seems easier once the mind is well prepared.Publicity [...]
The breathing and mental visualization techniques used in sophrology significantly improve the performance of athletes. This is the conclusion of a study by Ford on the effectiveness of mental preparation techniques offered to athletes. The car manufacturer Ford is interested in athletic performance of athletes and particularly the benefits brought by the mental preparation. He [...]
She became the first Frenchwoman qualified for the Masters semi-finals since 2006. Caroline Garcia, a tennis player with a meteoric rise, was far from winning the game. Blocked by back pain, the 8th world player favored the mental preparation during his training. And it's there relaxation therapy who helped her stay the course. How? 'Or' [...]
In the physical and mental preparation of an athlete for a competition, nutrition plays a significant role today. Eating better to allow the body to perform as expected seems logical, but not always as easy to put in place. The rigor of a new diet, with its share of constraints and deprivation, can often be [...]
The energy of an athlete is as much psychic as physical. Knowing how to use conscience favorably means having additional reserves in competition. Sophrology offers a wide spectrum of intervention in the conditioning of athletes. It is based on fundamentals such as breathing, awareness of the body diagram and the objective reality (1) of the [...]
We know that the image that we have of ourselves, where the idea that we have of it is linked to what is called self-confidence. Sophrology, through the different degrees of dynamic relaxation, sets out to conquer the body and its inner state. In addition to working on the body image, the discipline allows athletes [...]
Sophrology is a great way to prepare for a competition. Even if players of the XV of France failed to beat their Irish opponents on Sunday, they will at least have joined the field, calm and perfectly focused on their goals.
Sophrology is a great way to prepare for a competition. Even if XV players from France failed to beat their Irish opponents on Sunday, they will at least have joined the field, calm and perfectly focused on their goals.