Finding Pleasure in Pressure: Developing Emotional Mastery
Jeff introduces an evidence-based approach to emotional mastery that includes autonomy intrinsic motivation and specific practices to teach athletes how to manage their mind and body under pressure. Specific relaxation skills and Jeff’s performance triad will be introduced that describe how to help athletes drop tension and play loose, shift their focus and maintain their optimal intensity.
The Mental Factor: Six Keys to Reducing Stress and Preventing Injury
Jeff Greenwald, MFT, describes the blue-print that emphasizes long-term development and how to reduce stress while supporting athletes who have been injured. Common pitfalls are discussed and how to integrate proper recovery into athlete’s training programs
Motivational Coaching: How to Optimize the Coach-Athlete Relationship
Drawing on extensive research in clinical psychology regarding positive change, in this popular presentation, Jeff teaches coaches a powerful communication style that increases athlete buy-in and recruits them into the decision making process. Skills and techniques in this presentation will reduce conflicts with athletes, increase motivation, and enhance performance.
Optimal Parenting for Young Athletes: What is the Ultimate Balance?
Jeff teaches parents how to instill a sense of self-reliance in their children, increase intrinsic motivation and identify problem behaviors that interfere with athletes’ development. By learning specific communication skills and understanding athletes’ individual temperament, parents are armed with new skills and perspective to improve their interaction patterns with their children.