on “Fear of Failure”

Coaches should review this article with their athletes.

Sport Psychologist Rebecca Smith posted an excellent, detailed breakdown of ways to overcome fear of failure.

Examples of Controllables:
Effort
Attitude
Focus
Confidence
Commitment
Composure
Diet
Rest
Preparation
Reactions

Examples of Let-go-ables:
Opponents
Officials
Crowd
Coaches
Teammates
Parents
Friends
Playing time/competition order
Injuries
Travel days
Scheduling
Weather
Equipment
Academic demands

3 Steps to Overcome Fear of Failure

via Tony Smith

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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