The Water Ski Podcast

hosted by Matteo Luzzeri

EP6: Question Time, October 1st, 2019



In this sixth episode, Matteo answers a few questions from listeners.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Performance anxiety, especially with regards to approaching one's first competition.
    • The physiology and psychology of emotions
    • Similarities and differences between anxiety and excitement
    • Tips to prepare for one's first tournament
  • How to address a cold streak in performance
    • The importance of logging and reflecting
    • The effect of overthinking on performance
    • Different strategies to re-assess
  • The monetary and career prospect of a young skier wanting to become a pro skier
    • The crucial role of a coach
    • Sources of income for pro skiers
    • How passion should fuel the process


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