Many of us have been saying that it matters what you say to yourself and the authors of “Words Can Change Your Brain”, write that it literally changes your physical brain. Andrew Newberg, MD and Mark Robert Waldman.
You can improve you performance by controlling what you say to yourself during competition and practice. In basketball for example, you have my opportunities to recover – dead balls, timeouts, turn overs, etc. – and that is where you can use your mental toughness routine.
The mental toughness routine, 10-minute toughness is easy to learn, is based on science, and is effective.