The process of Neurofeedback is simple. It is a way to train the brain to be more relaxed, calm, alert, and focused. Sensors are placed on the scalp and they record brainwave activity. This information is transferred to the computer. When the software recognizes the client becoming more relaxed, calm, alert, and focused, the software plays video and sound. As soon as the client loses focus or becomes anxious, the video and sound stop playing. The client practices how to be more focused, calm and relaxed during the sessions. . . .
PEAK PERFORMANCE TRAINING FOR ATHLETES
Being an elite athlete doesn’t just involve physical strength and speed, but also requires discipline, focus, and resilience. While physical training is important for conditioning, mental training may help improve things like resilience and focus.
You may have learned about flow from our previous blog post, but as a reminder, flow is an optimal mental state that involves complete focus on a task or activity. It is characterized by a sense of self, full focus, complete involvement, and total confidence. As an athlete, being able to achieve and maintain a flow state can dramatically improve performance. For instance, if a tennis player is able to tune out all distractions and enter a calm, relaxed state, the game becomes effortless regardless if you are winning or losing. In the event that they lose a set, they’ll know how to make adjustments and move on instead of losing their cool and getting frustrated. Overall, maintaining a focused, calm, and alert mental state is vital for any athlete. So how can an athlete reach a flow state? Well, peak performance neurofeedback training can guide you.Learn more