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Individual Mental Performance

Training Programs

Transform Your Mind. Become The Most Self Realized And 

High Achieving Athlete Possible.

The Athlete Within :
Exclusive 1:1 Coaching for Elite Athletes & High Performers



This highly specialized, boutique style private coaching program is a COMPLETE GAME CHANGER! It is available to a select group of athletes and clients per year.

With Kate as your guide, you'll start your journey with a detailed mental profiling assessment, uncovering the nuances of your mindset and behaviors. Subsequent sessions are customized to your needs, drawing from Kate's extensive experience working with the world's most elite athletes and performers.

This exclusive coaching opportunity is limited each year to ensure the utmost level of service and support. If you are an athlete (or the parent of an athlete), who is highly motivated and ready to make an invaluable investment in personal growth, this world-class coaching program is tailored specifically for you. Beyond performance improvement, Kate's coaching will revolutionize your mind and change your life!

This premium coaching service is accessible to selected individuals worldwide through online video calls, ensuring geographical boundaries are no obstacle to your journey of self-improvement. In-person sessions are available if you are in the San Diego, CA area. 

Next Step: Complete the application below for Kate and her team to review. We will be in touch within 24 business hours with next steps. You will have an opportunity to speak directly with Kate over the phone to answer your questions and go over program options and pricing. 


Female Swimmers

“I have been swimming competitively most of my life. However, I noticed that the only thing stopping me from getting where I wanted to be, was my mental state. I was doubting myself behind the blocks, not racing the way I was training. Through the year that I’ve been talking with Kate, I’ve seen a lot of progression and growth. Not only does Kate provide a safe space to talk, she provides me with exercises that are specific to my character and progress. Overall, Kate has guided me in finding ways to manage my stress and nerves. She has helped me to progress towards my goals outside and inside the pool.” 



- Julissa Arzave, UCSD Swimmer

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The Athlete Within   Programs: Unveiling the 5 Pillars of Mental Performance



At its core, building your mental game revolves around self-awareness, confidence, and internal drive. Delving deeper into the art of mental performance consists of four more pillars: cultivating a resilient perspective, managing energy for peak performance, harnessing the power of mental imagery, and mastering focused attention. These inner skills transform stress and pressure into opportunities for growth, enabling you to navigate both daily challenges and high-pressure moments with confidence and resilience.

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Specialized Performance Profiling Assessment


Are you curious but not quite ready to dive into a full coaching program? Interested in understanding your drivers and limiters of your performance to pinpoint areas for growth and unlock your peak potential? We've got just the thing for you, offering a taste of what you will experience working with Kate, and just how powerful it can be.

The reality is, improvement starts with awareness. Through a detailed assessment, featuring a specially crafted online questionnaire, results analysis, feedback report, and a one-hour assessment interview directly with Kate, you'll gain invaluable insights and recommendations that can reshape your approach to success.


Kate has worked with world class athletes around the world utilizing TAIS assessment to help them achieve higher levels of performance. Her expertise in assessment profiling was called upon when she worked with the top prospects in the NHL's Anaheim Ducks organization, to help the players develop and help the coaches learn how best to teach and communicate with them.


As an added bonus, this experience gives you a firsthand look at what it's like to work directly with Kate. She is confident you'll be back, ready to discover the perfect training program tailored just for you.

Ready to take the next step? Click the button below to register. We will then arrange payment and help guide you through the online assessment, and then schedule your personalized assessment call. Get ready to uncover the keys to your success!

What is Mental Performance ?

Mental performance is concerned with understanding the “mental game”, whether that game is athletic or otherwise. It is about human performance and building the necessary mental skills and techniques necessary to perform consistently and effectively regardless of the situation. It is a discipline that investigates and seeks to understand the factors that are involved in reaching and consistently maintaining optimal athletic performance – to strive to achieve one’s best. 

Why is Mental Training Important?

At the upper levels of sports performance, in situations where competing individuals and teams have all the technical skills and tactical knowledge required to be successful, the mental  aspect of the game becomes the most important determinant of outcome. Every athlete is looking for an edge, but most spend their time on the physical skills. To reach your full potential as an elite athlete, not only in a game but also in your sports performance training, it is necessary to go beyond having the best equipment, coaching, skills or nutrition. To move beyond the frustrations, anger, performance anxiety, and low self confidence that at times accompany your journey to the top of your sport it is necessary to turn within and understand your own mind.

How We Will Help You Develop Your Mental Performance

Step One

Our approach starts by understanding where the athlete currently is and where they want to end up. What are the current mental blocks or lack of mental skills? What are their goals and dreams? How do they want to perform during competitions and sports performance training? 

Step Two

 We need to discover the strengths and limitations of the athlete, and how these factors impact them the most under pressure. This involves having the athlete take an assessment, we like to use The Test of Attentional and Interpersonal Style Inventory (TAIS), which is the most sophisticated performance enhancement assessment of its kind. Understanding how people behave and experience themselves under pressure or stress is important because the pressure can cause significant changes in their normal way of being. The ability to perform up to potential is often altered and this can have drastic effects on the level of performance.

Step Three

Next, there is a period of education and skill development, followed by on-going follow-up and adjustments. This would be similar to what an athlete will experience in their sports performance training, to train their body, only this is for the mind. The specifics of the actual mental skills training will vary from athlete to athlete, with the vast majority of interaction and consultation with mental performance coaches done via video/in office, during practice or at athletic venues.

The Results

Trusting yourself and your skills in progressively higher stakes and being able to harness the activity of your own mind so that you can be more present, focus effectively, stay adaptable, more consistent, more confident and perform up to your potential under pressure.

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