Mark Mcneille at Transworld Business has written a great article about SpinW trainer Jimmy Yoo’s recent work with the Windells Academy on Mount Hood. Here is an excerpt:
Windells Academy is teaming with Sports Psychology Institute Northwest on a newly launched program for its student athletes. Portland-based Sports Psychology Instituteâ€™s program is designed to give Windells student athletes the tools to improve their mental approach to sports and to bring balance to their overall lifestyle. For over a decade, SPINW has worked successfully with athletes, parents and coaches to achieve consistent peak performance.
Sports Psychology Institute NW trainer Jimmy Yoo is working with both students and coaches on its Competitive Skills Training for Athletes Program (CST). CST is a conditioning of the mind to become mentally tuned and is designed to enhance overall performance. Training includes working on confidence building by teaching visualization techniques, focus and self-talk, breathing techniques, goal setting and time management. According to Yoo â€œAll athletes â€“ competitive and recreational â€“ can benefit from mental skills training to achieve consistent peak performance. These skills enable many to establish balance in their lives and to ultimately enjoy what they are doing to a greater degree.
Read the full article here.