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Jet Ski Racer Mouad Salhi: Channeling Your Fear

Jet Ski Racer Mouad Salhi: Channeling Your Fear

“It’s all about respect … I’m not going there looking to hurt someone, that’s not my mindset. My mindset is to show them that I’m not afraid of anybody. In a race, if you come close to me, I’ll do whatever it takes for me to win. I’m not going to just let you pass...

Former Pro Freeskier Jamie MoCrazy: Ascending a New Peak

Former Pro Freeskier Jamie MoCrazy: Ascending a New Peak

  “My story is a miraculous recovery because I beat every expectation for what was going to happen. We believe we can share some of these guides to help others have a miraculous recovery from what they’re going through. Because, as I say, a lot of my luck was...

Triathlete Lesley Paterson: Channeling Your Passion

Triathlete Lesley Paterson: Channeling Your Passion

“There’s this feeling when you feel like you could fly and when you’re that fit, when you’re that peaked. For me it was always being out in nature, being out on the trails, being connected with the land. And when you can’t do that because you’re in continual chronic...

Carrie Answers Your Questions

Carrie Answers Your Questions

We—Carrie and Cindy—also operate a Facebook group that’s also called The Injured Athletes Club. It’s a thriving, positive community of other people who just plain get it. This week, in our final episode of season 3, we asked members for their questions about the psychological and emotional aspects of the journey. Here, Carrie responds to concerns about fears, doubts, and understanding what makes you tick, among other things.

Cyclist and Heart Transplant Recipient Mike Cohen: An Incredible Journey

Cyclist and Heart Transplant Recipient Mike Cohen: An Incredible Journey

From cancer to health. Back to the hospital with a heart attack—and home with a new heart. And finally, across the country on a bike, twice. Mike Cohen’s life has taken him to places he never could have imagined. In this week’s episode, the San Diego-based athlete—who calls himself a professional cyclist riding for a cause—takes us through some of the highs and lows of his travels.

Individual Consulting

Sustaining an injury can be one of the most stressful occurrences you will face during your athletic career. From the moment you sustain an injury, to the moment you return to training and competition, the injury experience can send you on an emotional roller-coaster. During your injury recovery, the focus is often primarily on healing your body and not necessarily on the “mental rehab” you need; on building back trust and confidence in your body and your performance. Research shows that the use of mental skills training during injury recovery can benefit both your physical and mental recovery.

If you find yourself struggling with your feelings of confidence, holding yourself back out of fear of re-injury when you’ve been medically cleared, having a hard time trusting your body, or struggling with any of the mental and emotional aspects of your recovery— there is a way forward and Carrie can help. Sometimes you need some extra tools and support to get through this challenging time. Contact Carrie for more information on how you can help you build your resilience and confidence during your injury recovery.

Group Coaching

Online Injured Athlete Group Coaching programs coming in 2021!

Contact Carrie if you are interested in learning more about these upcoming programs.

Injuries affect every athlete, from the elite Olympian to the weekend racer. In the moment, a traumatic crash, a torn muscle, or a stress fracture can feel like the most devastating event possible. While some athletes are destroyed by the experience, others emerge from their recovery better, stronger, and more confident than ever.

Weaving together personal narratives from athletes, scientific research, and the specialized clinical expertise of mental skills coach Carrie Jackson Cheadle, Rebound contains more than 45 Mental Skills and Drills athletes can use at every phase of their recovery process. 

Injury and other setbacks are inevitable–but with training, you can learn to overcome them skillfully and confidently, the same way point guards and forwards practice rebounds.

Available in Paperback or Kindle Version.

$18.00

In the News

10.23.18 Episode 31: Carrie Jackson on Regaining Confidence and Building Resilience Through Injury Recovery, podcast interview on Parenting Peak Performers Podcast

4.11.18 The mental and emotional rollercoaster of dealing with injury with Carrie Jackson, podcast interview on That Triathlon Show

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