FE190: It's All In Your Head -- Developing Your Mental Game for Competition and Training

Instructor: Andrea Harrison

Course Details

Do you overthink your training, have ring nerves, experience anxiety around training or competing, or feel excessive stress about training? Are you curious to understand the impact your brain has on training and showing? If you aren't happy with your commitment to training, or if you go home after a show feeling unhappy about yourself or your dog, then this course will help you get your head in your game.

This course will let you become a better trainer/competitor by focusing on your mental game.  Gold spots will be highly individualized to people's personal profiles and completion of homework. We will consider you as an individual and use your distinct personality type to best advantage as a trainer and competitor! 

Some of the specific topics covered in this class include:

  • Identifying your personality and learning style
  • Planning for Success
  • Training for Success
  • Understanding the Brain
  • Memory and its role in success
  • Finding Focus in the face of distraction and crisis
  • Training for failure
  • Identifying concerns
  • Creating your Plan
  • Testing Your Plan
  • Doing your Plan
  • Coping techniques
  • Making the most of what you have

Join us in this important and illuminating class, and find your way to more enjoyment in the world of dog sports!