Sudden, temporary loss of athletic ability, with “the”
Sudden, temporary loss of athletic ability, with "the"
A condition that affects athletes
Can affect any skill-based sport
Often manifests as a mental block
May be caused by anxiety or stress
Can be temporary or long-lasting
Has been studied by sports psychologists
Can affect both professional and amateur athletes
Treatment may involve physical, mental or behavioral therapies
Some athletes are able to overcome the yips while others may have to retire early.