Racing Psychology Videos

Matt Boni on the Mental Game of Motocross

Matt Boni was Dr. Cohn’s first motocross mental coaching student. In a recent interview, Matt Boni, National MX Champion, talks about the mental game of motocross and his experience with racing psychology expert Dr. Cohn. In the interview Boni answered: How does your mental game impact your racing? BONI: The mental game of motocross is very important. It controls everything. You can have the best equipment, you can spend the most money on trainers, you can be in the best … Boost Confidence

How Self-Intimidation Destroys Confidence

In “Sessions with Doc,” Dr. Patrick Cohn answers your sports psychology and mental training questions about coping in sports when intimidated by the competition. Visit and click on contact us to submit your question for Dr. Cohn to answer in his mental game videocast or podcast. Here’s the question Dr. Cohn answers this week about Dealing With Intimidation In Auto Racing… ARMAN ASKS: “I’m a race car driver from Turkey. Now I’m new in racing and all of my … Boost Confidence

Mario Andretti: Winning With a Strong Focus

Motocross and auto racing mental training expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, at helps NASCAR, Motocross, and motorcycle racers improve performance and lap times by boosting mental preparation, focus, and confidence on race day. Learn motocross and auto racing coaching techniques and strategies. In today’s mental training session for racers, Dr. Cohn interviews Mario Andretti, a world champion racing driver and one of the most successful Americans in the history of the sport. He is one of only two drivers to … Boost Confidence

Taking Your Practice Speed to Races

The Mental Game of Racing My recent racing psychology survey suggests that the biggest challenge for motor sports racers is how to take practice or qualifying speed into races on race day. Here is an example of the questions I received in the mental game of racing survey I conducted: “How do I bring practice speed to competition? When I practice, I feel nothing is on the line and I can fly! But when I compete, I somehow feel it’s … Boost Confidence