C O N F I D E N C E
CONFIDENCE comes from the preparation to perform well. Players with confidence remain calm and relaxed when the game is on the line. This allows them to focus and concentrate, visualizing a positive outcome. TIPS TO DEVELOP CONFIDENCE ->. Break down the images of arrogance and bravado. Focus on your own practice and skills, controlling the things you have control over, without worrying about the opponent. Knowing you are well prepared and ready for anything helps you recover from temporary setbacks during competition and carry yourself with poise.
“Confidence comes from being prepared.” - John Wooden
“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say that you cannot do.” - Walter Bagehot
“It is never an upset if the so-called underdog has all along considered itself the better team.” - Woody Hayes
“I sought advice and cooperation from all those around me - but no permission.” - Muhammad Ali