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How to overcome ‘tunnel vision’ in esports

When the pressure gets too much to handle during the game, it’s highly likely for a player to experience a state of stress which is known as  “tunnel vision”. “Tunnel vision” is often referred to the psycho-physiological reaction characterized by an adrenaline rush that causes a significant reduction in intellectual and physical performance. This state […]

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Manage pressure during overtime in esports

In the previous article we discussed some of the reasons why you might experience pressure during overtime in your game. Managing pressure in esports is a mental skill that all successful players should develop.But how to manage that pressure? The way pressure is experienced is very subjective and different individuals develop different mechanisms to overcome […]

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Why you might experience pressure in esports during overtime

Pressure in esports occurs in different moments of the game due to various reasons. However, there isn’t anything more disappointing than choking because of pressure during overtime. Pressure could also be manifested and experienced in different ways based on variety of factors such as the game itself, the team or the individual that’s playing, the […]

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3 key principles to close your game successfully

There isn’t any other more disappointing experience in professional gaming than losing a game in which you outplay your opponent. Everyone is tough and confident until they choke. If you are interested about how to build your clutch mentality in stressful moments follow this link. However, this article would present to you three of the […]

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Overconfidence – the road to disappointment

Today there isn’t a single professional gamer who doesn’t know that being confident is one of the key mental states that would help you become successful at your game. However, after achieving success, plenty of players and teams make a very serious mistake. They become overconfident. What is overconfidence? For most humans being successful is […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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