There are tons of mental pitfalls in the thick of the competition. From stress and anxiety to overconfidence and hubris, it's easy for a victory to slip through your fingers. One mistake is all it takes.
Through our science-based mental coaching processes, we can help you overcome these mental barriers and embrace the clarity and focus you need to win.
*We only need 15 minutes of your time to assess your current challenges. No obligation to start working with us afterwards.
Sometimes, your mind is your own worst enemy. Our mental coaching will help you turn it into your strongest ally. Are you facing some or all of the following barriers?
We're all afraid of failure. We don't want to be embarassed or let down the people who support us and root for us. And this fear often becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Even the greats don't always believe they deserve the fame and glory they get. Self-doubt gets stronger the closer we get to the top.
Every competition is emotionally charged. Sometimes we crack under pressure when the stakes are highest and those few key moments cost us the victory.
Any mental advantage you can gain over the opposition, however small, can be the slim margin between winning and losing at an elite level.
Success is a ladder built from failures. Our coaching will help you embrace failure, learn from it, and use to reach the top.
While success is something we strive for and pursue, it can also be a burden. We'll help you learn how to carry that burden with pride (but not arrogance).
Gain a new level of emotional stability and triumph even when the deck is stacked against you.
Mindways is a mental coaching consultancy founded by Iaona Lambert. She is an expert mental coach who has worked with both e-sports and traditional athletes to help them overcome their mental barriers.
As a life-long athlete, herself, Iaona is familiar with the challenges athletes face at the top levels. She aims to help them overcome those challenges and pass beyond their limitations by finding their unique way to a better performance.
By applying proven mental conditioning techniques, Iaona helps her clients bridge the gap between where they are and where they could be.
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Mental coaching for the competitive Lausanne E-sports association based in Switzerland
Bryan Ulmann is part of the Super Smash Bros Team for Lausanne Esports under the Nickname Karpador64
Bryan was struggling with keeping his head in the competition, as he was extremely distracted by not being able to direct his emotions properly while competing.
He tried to research about this problem on his own on the internet but was overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information that he couldn`'t categorize properly.
With the help of Iaona and her mental training strategies, Bryan was able to relax his nervous system at the time when he needed it the most. As an additional benefit he was able to rediscover the fun in competition again.
Reduced stress & frustration
Improved emotional management
Better understanding mental workings
Reduced information overload
Increased training efficiency
Better tournament preparation
General quality of life improvement
Discussing the different problems the athlete may be facing. Identifying the source of each problem.
Once the source is identified, we put together a set of tools to help them address the root of the problems.
We assess the effectiveness of our strategy, and modify it for better results in future cycles.
Whether you’re a professional athlete or a team coach, you’re always looking to get the edge on your competition. Here’s the process we use to help you achieve the world-class performance that makes getting the gold possible.
The biggest benefit that I experience is definitely the calmness that I gained during the day of competition.
Before my Sessions with Iaona, tournament days were always a lot of stress. Now I feel like I can finally enjoy these days more and be confident in my progress. Another thing is that I learned a lot about the way my mind works.
With the help of Iaona and the exercises that she showed me, I can make my brain relax at the time, where I need to stay focused and sharp. Lastly it helped me find fun in competition again.
Being stressed and frustrated after every tournament isn`t fun at all. So, by reducing this stress I found a new way to enjoy competitions again.
The mental game is an important part of each individual athlete's performance.
The mental cohesion and communication within a team, can be critical to sports performance.
Bigger sport organizations can benefit from mental coaching to help them improve their processess
Tell us about your current mental challenges as an athlete and let's get started.