If you have followed our Inner Coaching Blog for a longer time, you surely remember the importance of using music in learning, trainings, in the preparation of the game and singing as a „trick-the-mind-drill“ to avoid choking under pressure.
A new study (Pump up the music) shows the positive effects of music, when the athlet is waiting and preparing for the match. Especially the bass in the music seems to make the player feel powerful. Music seemingly empowers him to do great things.
This is an effect, we can also use for motion learning. We can use popular and beloved music to motivate the players, we can use music to give the game a faster or slower rhythm, music „opens doors“ in the brain, where we can find an easier access to stored solutions, music assists the brain in setting links, music helps us to relax.