EP 188 – Why Athletes Suffer Mental Blocks In Sports

Written by Tola Ogunlewe

May 16, 2018 by Tola

As a young or veteran athlete you may often at times find yourself struggling to churn out performances consistent with your talent, targets, goals or ambitions.

You might just be suffering from a mental block, a phenomenon often psychological that prevents athletes from performing to their best levels or learning new skills.

Dr. Rooplean said “Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.”

Today’s episode of the podcast is made with you in mind to help you take one action to kickstart or revive your sports career. We answer the question as to why athletes suffer mental block in sports.

Listen below and get in touch tola@athletemaestro.com


  • Most athlete struggle with this.
  • Every mental block start with your thought process.
  • How to take control of your emotions and overcome them .


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Tola Ogunlewe is a Sports Performance Coach, Sports Lawyer, Father and the creator of Athlete Maestro.

He is a real world mentor to young athletes.

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