Mental Toughness Expert Rob Bell on the Psychology of the Pivotal Moment

Performing under pressure; handling anxiety
This week sports psychologist and mental toughness expert Rob Bell joins us. He’s got a huge depth of experience in golf, distance running and swimming and works across a wide range of other sports. He’s also served as a caddy in numerous top PGA events which gives him a unique perspective on putting anxiety, known as the “yips.”

Rob has a PhD from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, is widely published in professional journals and is the author of the very engaging book The Hinge – The Importance of Mental Toughness. I also highly recommend you check out his short film NO FEAR on You Tube.
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Topics: Mental toughness, sports psychology, yips, choking, performing under pressure, mood management, golf psychology, resilience