Sport Psychology

Grit. Mental toughness. Resilience.

Fitness isn’t what separates the elites. It’s their ability to suffer, to manage their attitude, and to know when to push and when to pull back.

See what sport psychology methods high-level athletes use and which we can adopt during our own training and racing.

Latest

IZOF (Individual Zone of Optimal Functioning)

What Is Your Individual Zone of Optimal Functioning?

Every athlete has a personal IZOF. Coach Grant Holicky shares the concept and explores how to determine your IZOF. Then he shares why knowing your IZOF is helpful and how you can recreate your IZOF on demand.
Self-Talk

Effective Self-Talk

Coach Grant Holicky explores the concept of self-talk, how to use it effectively and consistently, and how it can help performance and health.
Mindful Athlete

The Mindful Athlete

Coach Grant Holicky details the concept of mindfulness, how to attain it, and how it can help performance.
Focus and Concentration with Grant Holicky

The Secret to Concentration and Focus

Coach Grant Holicky reveals how to stay focused and concentrated. It's all about knowing what is relevant to your goal.
Feedback and Criticism with Grant Holicky

Accepting Feedback and Criticism

Accepting feedback and criticism is a necessary part in every athlete's development. Coach Holicky details how to create the best mindset so you can achieve your full potential.
how to deal with pain, with Grant Holicky

Six Ways to Deal with Pain

Coach Grant Holicky discusses six ways by which all athletes can forge a better relationship with pain as a part of sport.
race-day anxiety with Grant Holicky and Chris Case

How to Manage Race-Day Anxiety

Coach Grant Holicky explains how athletes can better manage anxiety through visualization, routine, and reframing.