Sports Performance Elite Program

This program is reserved solely for candidates who are serious about enhancing their game and taking their skills to the elite or professional level. If you want to take your game to the elite level and have the desire and determination to work hard to be better than your competitors, then this program may be right for you!

In this program you’ll receive the expertise needed to elevate your performance. We utilize tools such as the Neurotracker, Vizual Edge, Fitlight, and Senaptec Strobe while combining psychological sessions such as counselling, performance coaching, and/or assessments to ensure your mental game is also at top performance.

What to expect from the sport performance elite program

As a participant in this program, you will receive the following (with additional add-ons available):

  • Comprehensive initial intake and a Cognitive-Perceptual Assessments to determine your current mental strengths and areas for improvement
  • 10 Mindfulness and Performance Coaching Sessions
  • 20 Cognitive-perceptual sessions
  • Psychoeducation (Parent information and mindfulness training)
  • Support and Maintenance

*NOTE: The number of sessions may vary depending on your needs.

Benefits of the sport performance elite program

The intended outcome of the sports performance elite program is to see improvement in areas including:

  • Focus
  • Attention
  • Object tracking
  • Depth perception
  • Response speed
  • Processing speed and efficiency
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Working memory
  • Anticipation,
  • Other cognitive-perceptual skills.

Mental toughness is also an extremely important skill to an elite athlete, and with this program you’ll become familiarized in the “7 C’s of Mental Toughness” (Competitive, Confident, Control, Committed, Composure, Courage, Consistency)[1]. You’ll develop mental strategies that will give you the tools you need to overcome various psychological barriers which will optimize your performance. You will improve self-regulation and self-management outside of your sport or activity, and implement and develop appropriate lifestyle choices and routines needed to perform at an elite level.

Features of the sport performance elite program

Some unique features of this program include:

  • Cognitive-perceptual training sessions with specialized equipment proven to improve performance.
  • Regular, peak performance coaching sessions, tailored to focus on your specific goals and utilize mindfulness-based enhancement practices
  • Access to over 300 assessments that we can utilize to ensure that you’re getting the best self-understanding of any psychological issues that may be impeding your performance
  • Ongoing maintenance and support

Criteria for participation

To participate in this program, you need to be a top tier youth or adult athlete and have a serious interest to advance to the elite or professional level, such as a goal to secure a post-secondary athletic scholarship, enter a professional or elite academy, or play at an advanced or professional level.

For this program to be effective, each candidate must be fully committed to their sleep schedule, diet, screen time restriction, and commitment to receiving support and maintenance.

Contact Insight Psychological to learn more about this program.

 

[1] Mind Gym : An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack and David Casstevens

 

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At this time, Insight Psychological does not have therapists who specialize in this specific area, but that doesn’t mean we can’t help you! Please contact us to talk with our Intake Personnel to find a therapist that is a good fit for you and your unique circumstances.