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CHRISTEN WAS THE MISSING PIECE OF THE PUZZLE I NEEDED TO WAKE UP AND TAKE CONTROL OF MY CONFIDENCE.

HALI FLICKINGER - 2X US OLYMPIAN

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Coaching

CONFIDENCE COACHING: HOW IT WORKS

It all starts with 4 calls. 

These 4 calls dive deep into: 

  • How to handle performance anxiety, fear and doubts.

  • How to perform at your potential under pressure.

  • How to build REAL confidence.

  • How to find consistent confidence in the very inconsistent world of sports. 

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ONE ON ONE CONFIDENCE COACHING

  • 45-60 minute meetings over FaceTime or Zoom.

  • Unlimited text access while working with Christen.

  • Free calls before/during competitions.

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"Mental health and psychological game is undoubtedly the most vital part of being an athlete. 
Being a national level athlete is no small feat, and Christen has helped me strengthen my confidence and find pride in my everyday accomplishments. Wth her advice and listening ear, I have learned to love what is good for me and to focus on the things I have control of. 
Her wisdom has allowed me to approach competitions and practice with a better mindset, therefore making me a happier and more successful swimmer."

GRETCHEN WALSH

World Championships Medalist/UVA

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"Before I met with Coach Christen, I would often find myself so anxious before a race that I felt totally out of control. I put so much pressure on myself at practice and at meets that it became too overwhelming to handle. With the help of Christen, I was able to go into Nationals and World Championships with so much more confidence and so much less fear of the unknown. The physical training of sports can only get you so far. Working on strengthening my mindset around swimming and learning how to adjust the way I view competition has been a game changer for me. I am so grateful for Christen and all the tools she has given me to work towards having the best mindset possible."

KATHARINE BERKOFF

World Championships Medalist/NC State

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"Before I talked with Christen, I used to doubt myself and trick myself into believing that I didn't care about my hard work. Christen showed me how to realign my mentality before I raced so that I was able to realize my full potential in the pool. She taught me how to counteract my doubt and negative self talk, and now I am able to approach practices and races with more confidence than I ever could have imagined."

ALEX WALSH

Olympic Silver Medalist/UVA

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"Working with Christen has been a life changing experience for my swim career and for my life. With her guidance, I was able to transform my mental practice. The one thing that was holding me back became one of my greatest assets in my performance."

NATALIE HINDS

Olympic Bronze Medalist

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"I can honestly say that Christen was the missing piece of the puzzle I needed to wake up and take control of my confidence."

HALI FLICKINGER

2x Olympic Bronze Medalist

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"Working with Christen may have been the best decision I have ever made. It is no secret that athletes deal with so much pressure and expectations. Personally, I have struggled with anxiety and pressure before big events and I have learned to be ok with being nervous and manage people’s expectations of me. She helped me gain my confidence back. Learning to control what I can control was pivotal to my success.
Thank you, Christen, for being so easy to talk to. You have opened my eyes to many great things and helped me shift my mindset, my focus and perspective into achieving whatever I put my mind to."

FARIDA OSMAN

World Championships Medalist

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"After working with Christen, I got the tool kit that I had been missing and have now made my biggest dream come true of making my first Olympic Team."

THEA BLOMSTERBERG

Olympian, Denmark

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"Working with Christen gave me the confidence to face my fears and the clarity to set big goals for myself. With her guidance, I've learned how to be my own biggest cheerleader."

CATIE DELOOF

Olympic Bronze Medalist

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"I worked with many sports psychologists in the past, and I never truly saw permanent improvement. In a short time working with Christen, I saw changes that have become concrete in my decision making and how I view myself. Working with her was one of the best decisions I could have made."

DAGMARA WOZNIAK

Olympic Bronze Medalist

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“Working with Coach Christen has helped me gain the perspective I needed to overcome my fears in practice and competitions. Christen taught me how to overcome negative self talk and transform my mental game. Working with Christen was the missing piece I needed to help regain my confidence.“

MARIAH DENIGAN

US National Team/Univ of Indiana

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"Working with Christen has taught me to be honest with myself. She has taught me how to handle the pressure I feel behind the blocks, and how to “activate the angel” in my head. Now I feel more confident than ever."

JOJO RAMEY

National Junior Team/Univ of Florida

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A MESSAGE FROM A MOM

I’m not sure where we would be if Christen had not come into our lives. Managing the teenage years is stressful enough in itself. The additional demands and stressors of swimming can make things that much more complicated.

 

By working with Christen, it became quickly apparent to me that my daughters were not only learning valuable skills to navigate and succeed in their athletic career but that they were developing essential tools to help them flourish in an even more difficult arena, the game of life.

 

As parents, my husband and I noticed our relationship with our daughters also became more calm. It was exceptionally helpful for them to have an outside person to talk to who really understood the pressures of sport especially from a female perspective. Christen’s experience as a former athlete and coach place her in a league of her own.

 

Words cannot describe how grateful we are to Christen, the true Confidence Coach!

 

GLYNIS WALSH, MOM TO ALEX & GRETCHEN WALSH - US NATIONAL TEAM SWIMMERS

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