Motivation is an inner force that causes a person to have the desire and willingness to act, and it is a crucial element that helps a person move closer toward their goals
By using imagery, athletes can strengthen their mental and physical skills to help them reach the next level. Imagery can be used to either intensify arousal and get “psyched up” for competition, or reduce stress when an athlete feels anxious.
Research has shown that most athletes experience staleness and burnout at some point in their athletic careers. This can result in cognitive stress, as well as tension, disappointment, irritability, and fatigue.