Mental Training Blog

Is Mental Skills Training A Good Idea For My Child?
July 13, 2017

You’re not overreacting. Seeking mental skills help for your child, especially those ages 10 to 13, is completely normal. I frequently…

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Team Mental Training
July 6, 2016

Team Mental Training is affordable!

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Industry Leaders Mental Training Inc and iSoccerPath Partner to Benefit US Soccer Players
June 8, 2016

Read about our iSoccerPath partnership!

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Read Our Latest Newsletter
June 7, 2016

Check out our most recent newsletter and subscribe! Mental Training Inc., Erika Carlson frequently sends out important information and helpful tidbits that…

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Vocal Cord Dysfunction – Recover and Return to Sports Fast!
February 2, 2016

In 2012, my first athlete diagnosed with Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) walked in my office door. It was a steep and…

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The Invisible Injury
October 20, 2015

Using mental toughness to successfully overcome sports injuries.

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BIG Game Mentality
July 17, 2015

As a Mental Skills Coach I get asked about winning a lot. Recently I had a discussion with a client about…

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Self-Motivation: 3 Ways Today’s Youth Sport Culture is Killing It
July 10, 2015

Today’s “professional model” of competitive youth sports has tremendous advantages over the former recreational sport model that most of us parents…

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3 Things Athletes SHOULDN’T Say to Themselves
June 8, 2015

In my 16 years working in the field of Sport Psychology, the number one thing my athletes have taught me (and…

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Pre-Competition Nerves: Managing The Butterflies
May 30, 2015

Everyone gets nervous, it’s a pretty normal part of the competitive experience. The jitters, “butterflies,” racing thoughts, increased muscle tension, and…

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