Perfectionist Athletes Who Have High Expectations

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Today you learn about the second challenge in the Top 10 Challenges of Perfectionism. Here, you learn about perfectionist athletes who have high expectations.

One of the characteristics of perfectionists is that they are very hard on themselves due to their extremely high expectations or standards for their performance.

When athletes fail to reach their high expectations, it has a negative effect on their confidence because they questions why they can’t perform up to their self-imposed standards.

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