For a performance to successfully develop, it is important to understand the different approaches to training across the four factors.

It is also necessary to:

  • set appropriate training goals
  • monitor progress and development
  • evaluate progress and development

Goal setting

For approaches to developing mental factors to be successful, it is important to set goals as they help motivate and give targets to aim for. Training goals can give a performer a little step on the way to their ultimate goal and are covered in the section on Performance development – Physical factors.