#236 Cassidy Preston, Mental Performance Coach: How to Overcome the Results Trap, the Confidence Conundrum, and the Over-Thinking Paradox in Sports
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Dr. Cassidy Preston (@CassidyPreston) is a mental performance coach and the founder of Consistent Elite Performance. He was a high level hockey player as a youth, played 5 years of university hockey, and five years of OHL major junior level before transitioning into coaching AAA Hockey. His own struggles as a player, especially when it came to the inner game, led him to get his PhD in Sports and Performance Psychology at York University, working under Dr. Joe Baker. Today he consults with elite youth, collegiate and professional athletes, and teaches coaches about leadership and teaching successful inner game techniques to their athletes.
In our conversation today, Cassidy discusses his career as a player and coach, and his work helping athletes, parents and coaches develop mental toughness. We discuss "the results trap," the "confidence conundrum," and the "overthinking paradox" as we dive deep into mental health, self worth as a basis for confidence, and so much more.
You can connect with Cassidy at any of these links:Website: https://consistenteliteperformance.com/ Mental Toughness Playbook for Coaches: https://consistenteliteperformance.com/mental-toughness-playbook/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/consistenteliteperformance/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOlw6dZ0wnnbIzZN4d1VzcQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CassidyPreston
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