n. in sports psychology, refers to a technique that enhances athletic peformance. It instructs and assists athletes on how to focus on a strong point (the spot) in the body and to imagine being in that perfect state (the center). Using visualization and a host of other strategies, it has proven to be most useful in basketball, baseball, archery, weightlifting, and other closed skill sports.

CENTERING: "Literally, centering hits the spot on how people can improve their performance in sports or at almost anything in life."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CENTERING," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed September 29, 2022).


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