Today, we are going to talk about the mental side of injury and how to be confident when coming back to your sport.
When I was 12, I tore my ACL and it played a huge role in my lack of confidence as a player. It was one of the toughest things for me as a player and where my lack of confidence stemmed from.
I want to provide you with some tips that will be beneficial for you and your recovery from your injury. If you are healthy, listen up! This is important for you too. I want you to put this in your back pocket, in case you ever need it in the future.
Tip #1: Work hard while you are injured
It is important to get your strength, flexibility, and mobility back. The more work you put in, the better shape you'll be in when you are healthy again, and it'll be a lot easier transition for you.
Tip #2: Trust yourself
Trust your body, that it's healthy, and that it's strong and ready to play again. Be proud of yourself for having to courage to try again. Go out and play...