PSYCHING UP By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms PROFILING CENTERING ANXIETY NEUROSIS AUTOSCOPOPHILIA GRADUATED AND RECIPROCATED INITIATIVES IN TEN AUTOFLAGCLLATION INTERGROUP DYNAMICS SELF-ABASEMENT SPERM COMPETITION BALANCE TRAINING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHING UP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psyching-up/ (accessed June 24, 2021).