Sports psychology tips for playing against a weaker team.
I am sure you watched Olympic Games on TV and saw underdog teams surprising the clear favorites. One example of this was when the US men’s hockey team beat a clear favorite, the Canadian hockey team in the preliminary round.
How to play against a weaker team?
1. Do not take an underdog team too lightly or set expectations about who should win.
2. Always put a real effort to design a game plan or strategy.
3. Get excited and be passionate to compete. Without intensity you are not able to focus 100% to the game, which leads to bad performance.
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