Psychological Skills Training in Sports: an overview

Authors

  • Jigmat Dachen
  • Ujwala Anandrao Koche

Abstract

The importance of psychological skills training (PST) for improving performance is widely recognized. This paper attempted to introduce PST and discussed some latest literature and practices employed by sports psychologists to facilitate the athletes to improve their performances. Psychological Skills are a set of tools used by athletes to regulate their emotions. Psychological skills are learned through systematic training in three phases, education phase, acquisition phase and practice phase.

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Published

2023-03-16