PSYCHING UP

A term used by athletes of all stripes. It refers to getting oneself ready for impending athletic competition. Akin to "putting on the game face".

PSYCHING UP: "Carlos was psyching himself up for the divisional championship in wrestling."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHING UP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psyching-up/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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