6 Ways to Become a Better Athlete

Updated: Jun 11, 2020

Visualization for Athletic Success

Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal or mental imagery, is a technique in which we imagine ourselves in a specific situation performing a specific activity. You can use visualization in your everyday life to familiarize yourself with a situation before it actually happens. Visualization may also be a powerful motivation tool that helps you build your confidence.

You might use visualization or mental rehearsal to view yourself performing at a higher level. And this is exactly how visualization is used in sports psychology.

The techniques of visualization and mental rehearsal have been well researched and documented.  Research has proved that visualization is an effective tool for athletes preparing for competitions.