How to Manage Perfectionism in Volleyball


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In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert Dr. Patrick Cohn talks with Dr. Megan Melchiorre.

They discuss the psychology of volleyball and some of the challenges that volleyball players have.

Dr. Megan is the newest member of the Peak Performance Sports team. She is the lead mental coach specializing in working with youth and high school athletes in various sports.

Are you (or your volleyball players) highly self-critical of your performance?

In this podcast, they will discuss...

What tips can volleyball players use to manage perfectionism in games?

COHN: We know one of the qualities of perfectionists is they are super critical of their performance; every play, every touch, they analyze and critique.

COHN: How does that work for volleyball players and what are the challenges with that when they are trying to play a game?

Listen to this week's podcast to learn what mental game tips Dr. Cohn and Dr. Megan give to volleyball players to learn more about managing perfectionism in games.

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