© 2016 Marijke Willems Equi Assist

  1. Introduction, motivation and goalsetting

  • The student can explain what mental toughness is and why it is important for riders to be mental strong

  • The student can explain how we work on mental toughness through mental training

  • The student knows the influence of goalsetting and motivation on performance and can describe which tools are used in mental training to work on motivation and goalsetting

  • The student can name the 3 kind of goals and can describe the effects of this goals on performance

  • The student can describe different kinds of motivation and their effect on motivation

  • The student can explain how we can influence motivation

  • The student can explain how visualization can help us to better performances and mental toughness

Read chapter 1, 2, and 7 (Perfect mind, perfect ride, Inga Wolframm)