A complete and effective training includes both the physiological preparation of the athlete and his/her cognitive training. An important part of this psychological training is the development and strengthening of the athlete's ability to focus (in the broad sense of attention).
Relaxation is defined as the psychological condition that allows athletes to manage and minimize feelings related to anxiety (e.g. tension or anger) and physical symptoms (e.g. body tension and increased heart rate) during high pressure conditions.
Peak performance in championship is characterized by high levels of concentration, with a conscious effort. Top performance athletes can rely on Focus Lab biofeedback and coaching tools and learn how to stay focused and not be distracted by the external factors and high competition.
The concept of ‘self-regulation’ refers to the process, in which the athlete monitors, manages and controls his/her behavior, thoughts, feelings and interaction with the external environment, including his/her performance and social interactions. Due to its wide extent, self-regulation allows the athlete to understand the way in which his/her body responses are coordinated in a full range of different skills and strategies.