Developing Mental Toughness

Duration: 1 day

Mental toughness is the ability to resist, manage and overcome doubts, worries, concerns and circumstances that prevent you from succeeding, or excelling at a task or towards an objective or a performance outcome that you set out to achieve.

Our one day programme can help you to achieve this by using tools and techniques to help you perform under pressure and ensure your wellbeing.

By the end of the course you will to:

  • Identify the causes of stress and how to prevent them
  • Assess your mental toughness using the MTQ48 measure
  • Use tools and techniques to develop your mental toughness
  • The causes of stress
  • How stress can manifest itself
  • Threat response
  • The Stress performance curve
  • Stress, challenge and pressure
  • Positive stress
  • Defining stress management, resilience and mental toughness
  • How they differ and how they affect each other
  • Understanding mental toughness
  • The importance of mental toughness
  • The benefits of developing your mental toughness
  • How we approach Challenge
  • Control our emotions
  • Develop Confidence
  • Create Commitment
  • Understanding your MTQ48 profile
  • Looking at your mental toughness
  • Areas for development
  • Managing physical energy to deal with stress
  • Developing healthy habits for managing stress
  • Multitasking and the ability to focus
  • Identifying unhelpful thought patterns
  • Positive and pragmatic thinking approaches
  • Managing your approach to change and challenge
  • Ways of developing mental toughness


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