“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
Almost every day, athletes are training their bodies. However, it is also important to train your mind, emotions and spirit. The research continues to grow on the benefits of developing self-compassion and mindfulness in sport. From enhancing performance to dealing with injuries in sport, self-compassion and mindfulness can help.
As a former professional tennis player (my best performance was reaching 3rd Round of Australian Open Single event in 1994) and also certified High Performance Coach with Tennis Australia, this topic is close to my heart. I wish I had the skills and knowledge I have now on self-compassion, mindfulness and wellbeing when I was playing tennis. However, in saying that, maybe that is why I have this experience – to share the importance and benefits of self-compassion and mindfulness with other athletes and coaches.
Being able to manage the ups and downs of sport is important to the holistic wellbeing of an athlete. We teach and support athletes to develop habits for their wellbeing, so they can move forward in their sport and in life.
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Services
Our interactive Athlete Mindfulness and Self-Compassion workshops and courses are suited to current and past athletes. Some of the benefits of self-compassion and mindfulness include –
- Managing Stress and Dealing with Setbacks and Failure,
- Effectively Managing Emotions whilst Competing,
- Befriending the Inner Critic,
- Discovering Your “Flow State”, and
- Developing Mindful Communication.
We are here to provide you with the most supportive and effective interactive Mindfulness and Self-Compassion services possible, so please let us know what you are after. Our Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Athletes sessions are conducted in-person if living on the Gold Coast / Brisbane and other arrangements can be made if you are living in other areas.
Please contact us to discuss your needs.