I am only one of under 50 in the country to have trained and successfully passed the accompanying exam with the Sport Hypnosis (UK College in Cognitive and Behavourial Therapies in Association with the Centre of Sport Hypnosis, Crystal Palace).I have worked with clients in various sports including an athlete competing in the Olympics, Golf, archery, boxing showjumping,motorsport, gymnastics,diving, football,cricket tennis players, mma fighting, cycling,weight training, gym motivation,skiing,watersports,competition dancing, snooker and darts.
Sport hypnosis has played a significant part through history in determining the outcome of success. Top sports athletes have used mental training (whether it’s called hypnosis or not, transforming their body and mind to anchor a winning mentality).
PELE- recalled his performance after playing for Brazil in the 1958 world cup finals as like playing in a trance.
TIGER WOODS- “I always have an inner peace on the golf course.I’ve learned to trust the subconscious. My inside never lied to me when I was in the zone.
ROGER BANNISTER-The first man to run the mile in under 4 minutes commented he felt a detachment from his legs at the half way stage.
These are just a few of high profile athletes who have brought together mind and body to function as one to bring success. There are countless others who have being documented.
Today more and more athletes are turning to sport hypnosis for help to improve their sports performance. Recently golfer Frances Bondad has claimed hypnotherapy has helped to lift her game after winning the Sanya Ladies Open 2011.
The 23 year old was quick to note how important her recent hypnotherapy sessions had been, saying that they had helped banish thoughts of her win-less past and sort herself out psychologically.
Bondad labelled it “unbelievable” how the professional hypnotherapy allowed her to change, leading her to victory which earned her a cash prize and a 3 year exemption to the ladies tour.
It’s common for sportsmen and sportswomen to see hypnotherapists about sporting motivation or fitness, since they work so hard on the physical side of matters that they forget about the mental aspects.
There are a number of fears that high-profile athletes often suffer from, including worries about being watched and concerns about looking foolish. This can bring about stress, anxiety, depression and other emotional states. This side of sport has being recently highlighted in the BBC 1 television programme, hidden side of sport in which cricketer Freddie Flintoff explores depression in professional sport.
This is a step forward in bringing forward into this century that there is a need for mind and body to work as one. This is where professional sports hypnotherapist can help provide this environment in which an athlete’s total wellbeing can flourish.
WHAT MIGHT A SESSION OF SPORT HYPNOSIS INVOLVE?
A session might involve discussing in detail the positive result you the athlete wants to achieve. Everything is geared towards creating the winning environment for your success.
They key is to gain precise control over your actions. You will learn techniques that will enable you to access these internal signals on tap.
You can have skills in your armoury to not be distracted by negative influences and command your own resources to manage stress and ease muscular tension …and much, much more.
CREATING OPTIMUM STATE FOR PERFORMANCE
A professional sports hypnotherapist can work with the athlete by utilising their own natural resources to help create an optimum state for performance in the following
Pre routine set up
Positive self talk
Sports Injuries (mental blocks)
Model Experts in your Field
Produce Winning Results
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