9 Cognitive Skills Necessary for Success

When you are an elite athlete, or one of the best in the world, the physical differences between you and your competitors are very, very small. Everyone is talented, everyone trains hard and does the work. So what really determines success? The way athletes are approaching their sport at the cognitive level is what determines success.

We can look at 9 specific mental skills that contribute to success in sports. They are all learned and can be improved with instruction and practice, but they can also be used to achieve success in our everyday life.