Five Tips to Perform Your Best at Tryouts
By Joe Ulm
Tryouts can be stressful for many players, however, there are things every player can do to perform their best at tryouts. Here are five tips that could help your son or daughter perform their best at tryouts this season…
Sleep well. Science has proven good sleep equals better performance.
Take some of the stress away by thinking about tryouts in a positive way…as an opportunity to play more soccer with friends, or as a way to show off your best skills.
Expect success. Research has shown that a positive mindset improves performance.
Know that every PSU coach wants you to succeed. Ask them questions and engage with them – they’re there to help!
Leave your mistakes behind. Everyone makes mistakes during tryouts. The quicker you focus on the next activity, the better you’ll do.