Performance: It’s all about perception

15th September, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

As I prepare for an upcoming workshop at Telluride WOW from Sept. 18-21, where I’m presenting Advanced Mental Training for All Types of Athletes, I’m reminded of my first encounter with mental toughness. Picture this: I’m 12 years old, competing at the Whistler Cup (considered the junior, junior World Alpine Ski Racing Championship). Just before I make my way to the starting gate, my coach pulls out a $100 bill and places it under my nose. He says he bet on me to win this race and he isn’t prepared to lose. He puts the money back in his pocket, …

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