Perfectionist Athletes Who are Highly Critical Post Competition

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Do you or your athletes only focus on mistakes after competition? Do you criticize your performance instead of learn from it? Or do you disqualify the positive?

Perfectionist athletes can be extremely hard on themselves after they compete, which hurts their confidence.

These athletes focus on the mistakes, mishaps, bad plays, and what they SHOULD have done better.

To grow confidence, athletes need to stop judging their performance harshly and focus on how they can improve…

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