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1

Choking definition

Choking is an inability to perform to a former standard and is only classified if they have been in THE EXACT SAME POSITION AS BEFORE

2

What causes choking?

High anxiety
Focused on what others will think about the performance

3

Whos quote is this? Each athletes potential for choking depends on the athlete and situation

(Scott & Pelliccioni, 1982)

4

How does choking hurt performance?

Inverted u hypothesis eg too much stimuli
Self doubt will lead to further decreases
After choking it is hard to get back into game

5

What is (Scott & Pelliccioni, 1982) quote?

Each athletes potential for choking depends on the athlete and situation

6

What are some ways to prevent choking?

Perform goals for yourself
Set realistic goal
Visualization
Good self-talk
Practice relaxation exercises
Use music