UMA 064: IMG Academy Taryn Morgan
Dr. Taryn Morgan is the Assistant Director of Athletic & Personal Development at IMG Academy.
has consulted with numerous junior, collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes and teams.
She has been the mental conditioning consultant for Texas A&M Women's Soccer, University of Tennessee Women's Soccer, Rowing and Swimming/Diving, Maryville College Volleyball, the Southeast Florida Figure Skating Club in addition to all of the IMG sports.
In addition to her applied experience, Dr. Morgan also taught an Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology class and numerous activity classes at the University of Tennessee and the University of Florida.
has been invited to speak at camps and clinics across the nation, and has presented at national and international conferences.
Quote: Everything in life shapes you but it's up to you to choose that shape.
2 things to listen for: 1st, Taryn
talks about why athletes sometimes go through a burnt-out stage in their sport and how she
helps them get through it and 2nd, she
talks about what it takes for an athlete to become mentally tough and she
gives some really good examples.
Scenario: Taryn breaks down how a tennis player facing match point should remain confident in their routine and she
gives a great way they can stay focused on the task at hand.
Training Round: Taryn
talks about Target Focus and Power Statements.
goes into detail about what they both mean and how they can be used in any sport.