Complete the following scale on two separate occasions: during a quiet time before practice when you are fairly relaxed, and during a competitive situation that you feel is highly stressful. If you are not currently active in competition, recall such situations as clearly as possible and record your responses.
The following are several statements that athletes use to describe their feelings before competition. Read each statement and circle the appropriate number to indicate how you feel right now, at this moment. There are no right or wrong answers. Do not spend too much time on any one statement.