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Patrick CohnTitle: "Young Driver Coaching"
Guest: Patrick Cohn Ph.D.
Length: 45 min.
Show # 043
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About the Guest: Having earned his doctoral degree in Education specializing in Applied Sports Psychology from the University of Virginia (1991), Dr. Cohn has extensively studied and interviewed thousands of athletes to develop strategies to enter “the zone” faster and stay there longer. Experts in the field of sports psychology regard him as the leading authority for entering the zone and pre-performance routines. www.peaksports.com

About the Show:

  • Ineffective attitudes
  • What holds you back from excelling
  • Self limiting beliefs
  • How to get a competitive personality - It can be learned
  • Advice about the people you surround yourself with
  • Desire
  • Worry
  • Good and bad motivations
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Extrinsic motivation
  • Self esteem
  • Confidence
  • Social evaluation
  • Dreams and goals
  • The importance of having fun
  • Profile of the best athletes
  • Profile of the underachievers
  • Advice for parents
  • Reward and punishment
  • How to build confidence
  • Fitness and diet
  • What to do away from the track
  • How to remove doubt
  • Pre-race thinking
  • How to create a race strategy
  • Anticipate and have a planned response
  • Pre-race routine
  • What to do when you have a bad car
  • How to recover from poor qualifying
  • How to put together the right team
  • Developing a "Championship Attitude"
  • Burnout
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