Hello Ropers! I am excited to share some insights about the intersections between sport psychology, counseling, and team roping! Sport psychology is a form of applied counseling designed to provide instruction and training of psychological skills for psychological improvement. Most people think of counseling in the traditional sense—the provision of assistance and guidance in resolving
Tag: Mental Game
There are a lot of days where roping just doesn’t go as planned. We all enter the arena with the intention of riding out a champion. However, if it were that easy, everyone would be doing it. Since I have been in Arizona, I have had a lot of good days and a lot of
Don’t carry your mistakes around with you, instead place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones to success – Ryan Ferreras. Mental game: It’s something that all ropers deal with, regardless of their level. The biggest thing about having a good strong mental game is just believing in yourself and telling yourself
It’s your first run of the day. You are up in ten teams. You feel that familiar adrenaline start to set in. Your heart starts to pound a little harder than normal. You feel it first in your chest, then it slowly starts to set in all over your body. You feel it in your
I was talking with a wise cowboy behind the boxes one day, and as we watched a run unfold he said, “That guy has a lot of talent, he just hasn’t figured out how to win yet.” I nodded my head like I knew what he was talking about, but I didn’t have a clue.