Mental rehearsal is widely use by athletes who want become more confident, self-assured, and win. It is is practice of repeating a sequence of events over, and over, and over in the mind. By repeatedly going rehearsing in their minds, all movement, sensation, and scenery receive practice. Here's the crazy thing. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) has shown the brain actually receives blood flow in the areas of the brain that are stimulated.
Why is this important to stroke and brain injury survivors?
Brain injury survivors get the same benefits the athlete do! If you keep with them, you amplify how well you become.
The Mental Rehearsals below are meant to let you see what they are all about. If you use me as your coach, I will design a rehearsal that is right for you. If you find that the speed is too fast, then I will slow it down for you. If you think that there needs to more time for you to think about about things, I will be happy to slow them down. Each person is different, and everyone needs to work at their own pace.