Sports Performance, Self Esteem, Visualization, Motivation

Marv Fremerman

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Marv Fremerman is a Sport Psychology Consultant who works with both individuals and groups.  He specializes in the building of self-esteem and helping individuals overcome self-limiting beliefs.  When working with sports teams, he helps them transform themselves into support groups, providing them with a safe, controlled environment where they can honestly share their personal issues and problems with each other.  Marv also teaches “guided-imagery” visualization to music. 

Over the years, he has found that when individuals withhold (repress) their feelings it’s a form of lying that demeans them and lowers their self-esteem, creating psychological baggage that affects their ability to focus and process information, resulting in an inability to visualize effectively. But when they release their bottled-up emotions they develop a strong sense of inner-self (self-esteem) and only then do they become effective “visualizers.”

Marv has worked with professional, college-level and high school athletes as well as at-risk youth, cancer patients and corporate executives.  His program, Psycho Self-Imagery, is founded on the premise that we create what happens to us in our lives, both positive and negative, based on our own feelings of self-worth and whether or not our lives are in harmony. Marv is married and has three grown children. .

Participants have included amateur and professional boxers, including a World Heavyweight Champion, track and field athletes including a women’s gold medalist sprinter in the 1996 Olympics, a NFL Super Bowl Championship Team (Rookies), NCAA Division I basketball teams, professional golfers, Ladies Division I volleyball and softball teams, and a Men’s Division I baseball team. His audio and workbook package, The Dynamics of High Self-Esteem: A Guide to Personal and Professional Growth was sold nationally by Nightingale-Conant, a marketer of self-help recordings, and SkillPath, Inc., a workshop seminar firm. Marv Fremerman is the author of numerous books, including Gaining The Mental Edge in Sports, Gaining The Mental Edge in Soccer, Getting Well, Staying Well, Mind Over Sports, The Relationship of Self-Esteem to Athletic Performance, Psycho Self-Imagery & Sports, The psi Factor, and The Bass Pro Shops Hunting and Fishing Directory.

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