“We covered the key topics within the area of ‘mental toughness’ including reviewing personal pride, passion, purpose leading towards enhancing performance,” Slack stated.
“As with all sports, particularly in a challenging professional environment, having resilience to cope with a range of demands is essential. Strategies to assist include ‘mental toughness’, a subject which is increasingly growing in importance for sports – men and women – to perform at their maximum,” he added.
Coach of the Indian U-17 women’s national team, Alex Ambrose said that “the players have acknowledged the need of mental conditioning and have responded with immense results”.
Maymol Rocky, head coach of the senior women’s team, said the “workshop helped immensely in knowing how mental preparation can help in either boosting the performance or reducing the performance of the team”