Mental Performance

Sports Medicine is proud to be able to offer mental performance counseling in conjunction with Mind to Muscle. Athletes train hard to improve their strength and conditioning, but in many cases the key to success lies within the athlete's mental approach to their sport. M2M Mental Performance Training will help you to reach your performance potential in sport. Our mental performance expert, Patrick Béland provides the top 10 benefits of such counseling:

Benefits of Mental Performance Training Include:

  1. Regulate focus, stress and emotions
  2. Improve confidence, motivation and concentration
  3. Mentally plan for training and competition
  4. Create and maintain positive environments
  5. Improve communication skills
  6. Learn specific performance enhancement techniques (ex. imagery, goal-setting)
  7. Improve recovery and regeneration
  8. Debrief and evaluate performance
  9. Improve decision-making process
  10. Rehabilitate from an injury

Patrick's services of sport psychology and mental performance may include individual sessions or be provided in group settings with athletes, coaching staff, family members and/or entire teams.

About the Coach:



Patrick comes to Mind to Muscle as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with an impressive downhill ski racing background. He has world class experience coaching National level athletes from all over the world in rugby, soccer and basketball. Patrick started his competitive ski racing career at a young age and quickly became a Level 3 ski coach with the Canadian Ski Coach Federation. His passion in helping others reach their goals and recognizing their true potential ultimately led him to a Kinesiology Degree at the University of Trois-Rivieres, followed by a Master’s Degree, specializing in Intervention and Consultation in Sport Psychology from the University of Ottawa. Patrick strives to complete the circle of training by merging the important components of strength training with the mental preparedness needed.

For more information, please contact Mind to Muscle's administrative staff at 705.737.5097!