What are the best mental skills for runners?
Developing mental strength in any sport is essential, but it’s often overlooked. Many athletes focus on their Physical, Technical and Tactical development, but this leaves Psychological development unchecked. Think about it…when was the last time you actually set time aside to train your mental skills?
WHAT MENTAL SKILLS COULD I USE TO DEVELOP MY RUNNING?
There are LOTS of mental skills that runners can use. Some of the best tried and tested skills for runners include:
Visualisation: Visualisation (also known as mental rehearsal or imagery), is the practice of creating mental images