Join Dr. Joanna Zeiger, Olympian, Coach and researcher, as she walks through must-know information about mental toughness. By the end of the course, you will be able to identify and improve specific mental skills your athletes are struggling with. With years of experience as a world-class competitor, as an athlete who has worked through serious injury herself, and as a Ph.D. researcher studying mental performance, Dr. Zeiger is uniquely positioned to introduce you to the field of mental toughness.
You should consider this course if you are an athlete hoping to improve your performance or if you are a coach working to better position yourself to help your athletes push harder and longer.
Joanna competed as a professional triathlete from 1998-2010. She placed 4th in the Sydney Olympics and was the 2008 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion. She excelled at all 3 distances in the sport of triathlon, winning races in the Olympic, Half IRONMAN, and IRONMAN distances in additional to qualifiying for Olympic trials in marathon, triathlon and swimming. Joanna has been a coach and mentor to endurance athletes of all ages and abilities since 2003. In 2013, Joanna created Race Ready Coaching with partner Jared Berg. After receiving a B.A. in Psychology (1992) at Brown University, she went on to Northwestern University to earn her M.S. in Genetic Counseling (1995). Motivated by the excitement of independent research, Joanna earned her Ph.D. in Genetic Epidemiology (2001) at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She continued her education as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the same institution.
Great course, really helped pull things together, has changed my practice.
Great course, really helped pull things together, has changed my practice.Read Less
- Before we get started
- What is mental toughness?
- Take the Sisu Survey
- The Sisu Study
- Confidence Quiz
- Constancy Quiz
- Control Quiz
- Determination Quiz
- Visualization Quiz
- Self Belief
- Self Belief Quiz
- Positive Cognition
- Positive Cognition Quiz
- Self-Esteem Quiz
- Eliud Kipchoge Crushes Marathon World Record at Berlin Marathon
- Final Quiz
- Now that we're finished
- What's Next?
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