Top sportsmen, in any sport you care to mention, have special exercises/techniques to help them relax and improve performance.
Sports psychologists have found that the ideal state for peak performance is one they call “relaxed readiness.” This involves possessing energy without tension and allows you to stay calm under any kind of pressure.
Knowing when and how to relax is vital in today’s high pressured, fast-paced game.
It can often give you the edge and make the difference between winning and losing, which is why successful teams include it in their pre-match preparations, helping to keep their players cool, calm and collected in stressful situations.
If you feel your team could do with a little calming and clearing before embarking on the game of life, here are a few relaxation exercises you might like to try: