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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

Dealing with burnout symptoms in esports

Esports are growing fast and are quickly becoming an industry with a competitive and demanding environment. An environment which is not forgiving mistakes and absolutely not tolerating players who don’t grind on a daily basis and are not spending several hours in practice. It’s not a secret that most professional players practice around 80 hours […]

esports, esports-psychology, Gaming

Esports psychology: 5 Good Mental Practices in CS:GO

Be present We hear the phrase ‘be present’ so often nowadays that I begin to think that most people are just saying it without really thinking about its meaning. So, what does really ‘being present’ means? This is perhaps the simplest concept to understand and hardest task to achieve. Being present literally means to live […]

CS:GO, esports, esports-psychology, tips-and-tricks

Boost your performance instantly: Esports psychology tips and tricks

How do you define a professional? While there is certainly not a single answer to this question, here is a proposal – time spent in practice. In his book “The outliers” Malcolm Gladwell explores this topic and argues that if you want to become a professional in any field, you have to spend practicing specific […]

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

Overcoming negative self-talk when you underperform

Every player has their ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ throughout their career. On a rational level, everyone knows that you can’t always win. Sometimes you have bad days even though you feel fully prepared and confident. Yet when underperformance occurs, on an emotional level, we seem to lose control, and we get stuck in limbo. When this […]

esports-psychology, Gaming, tips-and-tricks

Consulting with a sport psychologist is not about fixing something – it’s about gaining an edge

Considering working with a sport psychologist If you don’t have any ambitions in becoming professional in gaming, you are probably perfectly capable of achieving satisfying results in the game you play by your own. However, in competitive gaming the natural turn of events on your grind would eventually lead you to a point in which […]

esports, esports-psychology
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