The task: Select an individualâ€”a real person, not fictitiousâ€”you will have to agree on a real person and a situation where this individual requires such psychological skill strengthening, For this individual, you will put together a program. This program will consist of all the psychological skills that we’ve reviewed, and it must be created within the three phases that are listed in your content section and we have reviewed as well: Education phase, Acquisition phase, and Practice phase. As a group, you decide which components of the project for which each member is responsible.
Remember: This is a comprehensive project, so please address all the psychological tools that we’ve mentioned, address them in the three phases, and remember that all assignments must include correct APA in-text citation and matching end references.——————————————————————————————————————————————————————-
The systematic practice of mental training skills that helps your performance and enjoyment. The goals are to increase control, commitment, challenge, and or confidence, i.e., mental toughness. Thus, as the ultimate goal, to develop self-regulation. A key feature of a successful PST is the performers ability to detach from previous experiences, either positive or negative. Detachment is a skill that must be taught as a component of your program. Included in your presentation must be detachment research, and your strategy for teaching and implementing this psychological skill.
- Behavior Modification
To change an individual’s behavior and reaction to both positive and negative experiences.
Reinforcement, backwards chaining, shaping, goal-setting for target behaviorsâ€¦
- Cognitive Evaluation Theory
Changing thinking, behavior, and emotional responsesâ€¦developing a list of errors in thinking,
assessing/developing intrinsic motivation, perception of competence, self-determination, and controlling and informational aspects of rewardsâ€¦
- Rational Emotive therapy
People get upset by how they construct their views and the feeling, and language they use.
To evaluate illogical, unrealistic self-defeating interpretations and assumptionsâ€¦.Through behavior modification techniques (homework assignments), people begin to see and accept reality, apply useful self- evaluationâ€¦.change the perceptionsâ€¦develop what can be called a map of consciousness: understanding that various thoughts are unhealthy and produce negative outcomes, stress etc., while other thoughts produce understanding, reason and a platform for successful learning and performance
Obtaining a specific standard of proficiency, outcome based and task based
- Attentional control
Concentration – selecting and maintaining focus on relevant cues, filtering irrelevant cues, and shifting attentional focus.
- Progressive muscle relaxation
Strategies to help release and control tension, breadth control, bio-feedback, stress inoculation
- Systematic desensitization
Assist in overcoming stress and anxiety, stress reduction techniques to help overcome anxiety producing situations and/or events.
Clearly detail your plan of action in each phase:
Acquisition Phase â€“ The individual and the coach select mental training strategies from the PST and practice the techniques for learning these strategies.
Acquisition Phaseâ€¦ During the acquisition phase we would have formal sessions, so I can teach him the relevant methods for acquiring and developing the different psychological skills. I would also make sure he understands that he needs to practice these skills, so he can continually improve on them.