The state of a fighter’s mind determines the degree of excess tension he will carry into the fight. Free the athlete from excess tension will automatically affect his self-confidence. One must addopt a “winning attitude”, be the master of the situation confronting him. Being a champion is a matter of psychological necessity.
When the athlete is getting ready for an event, he often notices a feeling of weakness. If emotional control is not well establish, when the fight gets “emotional”, high tension will result in loss of skill by the fighter.
Extraordinary effort, high emotion condition and true determination to win at all costs will release extra energy. A fighter must learn to perform at top speed all the time.