PERFORMANCE ANXIETY interview with Dr Don Green, currently University of Melbourne, but also Julliard psychologist / sports psychologist / West Point graduate.
This is listen on demand so might not stay available, I apologise if the link to audio doesn't come up internationally. I think I can get the transcript somewhere.
I found it a great concept in addressing the 'harness the energy' not as a platitude, but to genuinely learn to use that adrenaline energy in your muscles to give them the extra 'power' shot for performance vs practise.
I also loved the reinforcement of settle and visualise before performing - draw yourself in and be clear about what the performance will feel and sound like. And how that also draws in the listener. If the audio works, you can hear how it makes a difference for the player excerpts.
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