Being in the zone. Focused. Engaged. In a state of flow. Optimal zone.
All of these describe moments of performance where your mind and your body are connected.
Both the mind and body must be on the same page so that an athlete can deliver their best performance. This is what all coaches and all athletes want, yet many athletes struggle with being able to get into their zone. Coaches too, are often frustrated when their athletes are not engaged and appear to be “zoned out”. The question is, how do we dial in our focus so that our mind and our body work together to
deliver our best performance?
A few key items are needed which are described by the following acronym: