Hypnosis has been used in sport for at least the last 50 years, and has recently seen a renewed interest from both the research community and sports participants. Numerous well-known sports personalities have used hypnosis in the past, including boxers; Frank Bruno, Steve Collins and Nigel Benn, former England cricket Captain Mike Brearley, athlete Iwan Thomas, and golfer Ian Woosnam. Sports Hypnosis combines hypnosis with traditional sports psychology to assist with many common sporting psychological problems. It is particularly effective for building confidence, overcoming poor past performances, and visualising new or complicated techniques. In addition hypnosis is highly effective when used to augment other psychological interventions for anxiety, motivation, mental blocks and competition preparation. Sports Hypnosis is now widely used in many sports to help both professional and amateur sportsmen and women with their mental training.
Sports Hypnosis is particularly effective for; Competition Nerves, Mental Blocks, Overcoming Slumps in Performance, Building Confidence, Improving Focus & Concentration, Returning from Injury.