Start the New Year in an “Olympic State of Mind”


Learn Sport Psychology Techniques from Olympians to Help Inspire You to be Your Best Self

MADRIDMaking a resolution in the new year? What better way to achieve your personal goals than to train your brain like an Olympian with an Olympic State of Mind!

Olympic State of Mind presented by Bridgestone is a multimedia experience which helps you to become the best version of yourself by exploring how Olympic athletes use sport psychology techniques such as mindfulness, visualisation and motivation to perform their best. Olympic State of Mind is available now at and its mobile apps.

Fans will learn some of the techniques used by Olympic medallists including wrestling’s Jordan Burroughs (USA), badminton’s P.V. Sindhu (IND), swimming’s Ariarne Titmus (AUS), athletics’ Allyson Felix (USA) and Thomas Rohler (GER) and triathlete Ai Ueda (JPN) that have helped them to overcome pressure and compete on the world’s biggest stage.

To get started, visit Olympic State of Mind on the Olympic Channel and click “explore” to begin learning about mindfulness, visualisation and motivation through videos featuring athlete interviews, interactive quizzes, articles and tips from experts and more including:


How to turn negative emotions into positives: In the simplest terms, mindfulness helps to make you more aware of your thoughts, emotions and feelings in the present moment. Being emotionally aware can help everyone to reach their goals regardless of ability.


The secret weapon we all have but might not be using: Using your imagination to picture challenges ahead can help you achieve them in real life and could play a key role to unlocking your full potential.


How knowing what motivates you can help you stand out from the crowd: Sometimes there’s no greater struggle than finding the motivation to push yourself that little bit further. However, with the right mindset this can be overcome.

Throughout the immersive experience users can put themselves in an Olympic State of Mind and practice proven techniques, such as breathing exercises or creating a motivational playlist, which can be applied to their daily lives and help to reach their personal achievement goals.

The Olympic Channel provides fans with a dedicated media platform to follow the stories behind the sports and athletes before, during and after the Olympic Games. Through inspirational stories, athlete interviews, breaking news, live events, original programming and exclusive behind-the-scenes content, the Olympic Channel provides comprehensive coverage on the road to Tokyo 2020.  The Olympic Channel is available worldwide at and its apps for mobile and connected TV devices.


About the Olympic Channel

The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform global media destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 12 languages. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone, Toyota and Alibaba. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide at, its mobile apps and on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.

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