EP 221 – 5 Emotions Every Young Athlete Goes Through In Sports

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August 1, 2018 by Tola

There’s no sports without emotions. The athletes who deal with their emotions are the athletes who are more composed make less mistakes and have better results. So, i want to share with you 5 emotions every young athlete goes through in sports.

Understanding and mastering your emotions sets you apart from other athletes. While they feel pressure, you are composed, while they stutter you remain calm. It all starts with understanding your emotions and what you’re going through.

In this episode I break down 5 emotions every young athlete goes through in sports with the aim of helping you better understand them.

You may be wondering what emotions have to do with sport? But this is about the mental game.  Your ability to understand your emotion is key when you run into difficulties in your athletic career.

Remember, knowing is not enough you must apply, willing is not enough you must do.

Listen below and get in touch if you have any questions tola@athletemaestro.com


  • 1st Emotion – is feeling of joy
  • Joy reconnects you with your sport particularly if you’ve overcome some difficulties in your sport
  • 2nd Emotion – uncertainty
  • How to overcome that feeling of uncertainty
  • 3rd Emotion – stress
  • The stress of putting in the work and how it can be overwhelming
  • 4th Emotion – accomplishment
  • When the hard work pays off
  • The danger of accomplishment
  • 5th Emotion – relief
  • How this emotion tends to come in bits and pieces
  • Relief allows you to de-stress as you realize that your risks are paying off

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