Athletes often use negative self-talk after making mistakes. You want to avoid using negative self-talk because it bursts your confidence. You might tell yourself, “I stink today. I can’t hit a simple shot.” It’s important for you to tune into your self-talk and make sure you are thinking confidently.
How can you boost your confidence with positive self-talk? First, it is important to be aware of what you’re telling yourself especially after making mistakes. Next, to help you improve your confidence, practice positive or “confident self-talk” before, during and after a performance or game.
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