Mental guidance

About Extopsporter.nl

Extopsporter.nl is a website for (former) elite athletes. It contains all the information you need during or after your professional sports career, and it can give you a bit of a boost if you’re feeling stuck. Read more >> 

Going deep for Vancouver

Going deep for Vancouver is a very personal and candid documentary about former short track speed skater Margriet de Schutter, the road to the Olympic Games and the moment of quitting.

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A mental coach can help

If you are having trouble with the transition from elite athlete to non-elite athlete, a mental coach can be helpful. A mental coach can teach you certain mental skills, to help with, for example:

– Emotions and stress regulation
– Setting goals
– Working on your (changed) self-image
– Changing behaviour
– Developing or improving social networks
– Improving self-organisation