Improving your mental performance - staying in the present

In part four of our new brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on staying in the present. Why is it important to stay in the present during competition? And how can you bring yourself back to the present should your attention wander?  

About Sally McGinn

Sally has been working in sports psychology for more than 10 years and set up her private practice, Mind Odyssey, last year. She works with a variety of sportspeople, including individuals and teams. Sally grew up riding horses and evented up to Intermediate level. Once she stopped eventing, she continued to be involved in the sport as an owner, with her horse making it to the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, finishing in the top 20.

Watch part five: control the controllables here.