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About George
George Atanasov is a mental performance consultant, currently working in professional esports. He has experience consulting elite athletes and esports players. If you want to improve your mental game sign up for a free initial session with him by messaging at contact@goendgame.com

Build your clutch mentality in esports – Esports psychology

Probably there isn’t anything worse in esports than losing ‘a game already won’. Underperforming in the most important game moments is known as ‘choking’. Choking under pressure is a major concern in esports amongst players and teams of any game or tier. Choking usually occurs when a player fails to achieve his self-imposed performance in […]

CS:GO, esports, esports-psychology, Gaming

3 tips for effective self-talk in esports – Esports psychology

We all talk to ourselves. It’s as natural as breathing. But a lot of time we fall a victim of this internal dialogue.. Especially in competitive environment such as esports. When things are not going well in-game we tend to be more negative about ourselves and even when we try not to think about negativity, […]

esports, esports-psychology, Gaming, tips-and-tricks

Demotivation: your worst enemy – Esports psychology

Demotivation is one of your biggest enemies outside the server. In fact, being demotivated is probably one of the worst feelings, not only in esports but in general. This feeling is often described as a general sense of no direction and lack of progress. But what’s even worse is perhaps that  despite the fact that […]

esports, esports-psychology, Gaming, tips-and-tricks

Overcome fear of failure in esports – esports psychology

Have you ever been so afraid of failing at achieving something that you decided that it’s better not even trying? Have you caught yourself at making excuses or undermining yourself in order to avoid the chance of failing? If the answer to both questions is ‘yes’, then like many people, you are experiencing a fear […]

CS:GO, esports, esports-psychology, Gaming

Three confidence busters that ruin your performance

Being confident in yourself and in your gaming skills is crucial for being a consistent winner. A lot of times esports players reach out to me with ‘low confidence issues’ but when asked, they can’t really tell why they experience this negative effect. So, in this brief text I will introduce three of the most […]

esports, esports-psychology

The importance of professional mindset in esports

The only difference between a hardcore gamer and a professional esports player is their mindset. The mindset is where all the problems such as inadequate daily routine, feeling of low self-esteem and failing to complete your goals are lurking and at the same time it is the place where all solutions to these problems are […]

esports, esports-psychology
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