Where does resilience come from and how do Olympic athletes look after their own well-being whilst competing under such pressure and scrutiny?
Media sport psychology consultant and peak performance consultant, Roberto Forzoni, invited to speak again with @jbbcradiokent about mental well-being and mental health as Olympic athletes take the brave step to speak out about their own demons and anxieties. We also discuss resilience and what exactly that is.
Players at the Olympics who have worked with performance consultant Roberto Forzoni include
Andy Murray: Men’s singles, men’s doubles
Four-time Olympian made history at Rio 2016 when he defended his men’s singles title becoming the first men’s player to win two Olympic gold medals in the singles event. In Tokyo, as well as competing in the singles, Murray will team up with Joe Salisbury in the men’s doubles.
Amidst the global pandemic, athletes are preparing for a delayed Olympic Games a once in a lifetime opportunity for many. With the scare of Covid hitting and blocking your appearance, athletes are on tenterhooks as they carefully prepare their way to the games. In addition, the lack of spectators at this Olympic Games will be unprecedented and will have an effect on athletes, both negatively and positively.
So how do athletes best prepare? @BBCRadiokent spoke with sports psychologist Roberto Forzoni for some answers.
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