Chapter 4 Overview – Long term mental preparation techniques for tournaments

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This forth chapter of The Brain and Combat: Brain Science in Grappling Competitions about long-term mental preparation methods is undoubtedly the most important one with the biggest impact on one’s tournament performance. We’ll go through the components of the Tournament Preparation Model for Grappling Arts® (Ydus, 2022) and discussed the available methods to get into the best condition for a fight, including balancing between recollection and responsiveness, general emotion regulation, motivation, and technical readiness. You’ll leave this chapter with a diverse set of actionable advice that, when put in practice, marks the birth of a professional fighter.

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