Back in the Game is a program of The Better Institute®
What is Back in the Game®?
Back in the Game® is a sports performance program designed to help athletes develop the mental skills necessary to take their game to the next level. We’ve identified six core mental skills that are critical to developing a mental edge and amplifying talent. We provide coaching sessions to teams and private lessons to individual athletes based on these core skills. Back in the Game harnesses game-changing expertise to help athletes out-perform the competition and build on success.
Athletes in Back in the Game® Report
20% increase in mental skills knowledge and application
47% decrease in major depressive symptoms
18% decrease in performance anxiety symptoms
Improved team cohesion
Athletes were better able to handle the ups and downs of a long season
Athletes learned how to focus on what’s important during the game
Athletes were better able to move on from mistakes
"The most influential parts of this program helped my mental game by showing me different ways to set goals and keep track of them. As well as stay level headed when going through different trials and tribulations."
"Made me more aware of the mental aspects of the game."
"It’s helped a lot… never would’ve thought how much the mental aspect would impact my game and even mindset off the court."
"It has made me more confident in my abilities and allowed me not to dwell so much on my mistakes but use them as building blocks to succeed."
"It has made me mentally stronger. Also it has taught me many ways to relax my mind so I can flourish."
"I think that this program has really challenged the mental aspect of my game by making me a student of the game."
Advance sports performance via proven strategies that build confidence, increase motivation, improve focus and manage performance anxiety
Level out the ups and downs of competition and learn how to effectively cope with success and failure
Access resources and personalized feedback through assessments and exercises that target six core areas of mental skill development
Work with teammates to improve team chemistry, leadership skills, and goal-directed behavior.