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Saturday, 23 October 2021

Induction of Lucid Dreams to Improve Sports Skills

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What are you doing before reading this article? It depends on your habits, aptitude and your working environment. Some might be doing physical work like exercise, house chores, or job-related tasks, while others can be busy performing mental work, such as office work, writing, painting etc.

But both physical and mental activities are done in the same body. The physical practice is done by overall body involvement, and mental exercise is performed by cognitive approach for a motor task without much physical movement.

In lucid dreams, a different and confidential kind of mental practice is attained. People practised during dreaming and benefited from them. It is also possible to purposefully practice the skills according to their abilities and calibre while sleeping physically. Let's learn how sportsmen use lucid dreams to improve their sports skills.

Sports Skills

Basic skills for any game and sports are the essential component of the sport. These skills start with learning and then practising; it leads to mastering the game. As you already know, "Practice Makes a Man Perfect"; practice is essential in all sports and necessary to achieve goals or win. The process is completed through coaching, sports performance and training of athletes or players. Some examples of games with their skills are given below.

  • Throwing and catching a ball in baseball and cricket
  • In football, kicking and passing the ball to others
  • In rugby and rugby league, tackling and passing is an art
  • Diving, turning and finishing the tasks during swimming
  • In netball and basketball, passing and shooting the ball etc.

Players practice different skills physically to master, but here is another way to help them rapidly achieve their goals.

Lucid Dreams to Improve Sports Skills

Lucid dreaming is a proven way to utilize sleeping time as a learning time. Dreamer is sleeping physically while their brain is working in the other world to master skills or amused in their dream by controlling it. Sounds good! Sportsmen can learn lucid dreaming induction and master their sports skills; it's also proven from studies.

Research About Induction of Lucid Dreams to Improve Sport Skills

During lucid dreams, physical and mental activities help to enhance actual abilities and sportsmanship spirit. Previous studies proved that physical performance could increase by lucid dreaming practice; to check the reliability of prior studies, researchers took semi-structured interviews of sixteen participants from different countries. These interviews were conducted via the internet and telephone and included a few closed and many open questions. All the study participants had familiarity with lucid dreaming. 13 participants recorded 81.3% positive effect of practice during controlled and conscious dreams; however, 10 participants enhanced their performance.


Overall, it is concluded that LD practise has a more fantastic prospect towards sports skills. The above study further provides ideas for future implementation and a base for mental practice studies. This also exhibits some positive effects e.g. increased confidence, ideas about physical practise, emotions and boosted flexibility for the players. Even when any athlete or sports person gets any injury, practising in LD contributes towards physical rehabilitation and refining and practising new motor skills while not practising in the field.

Tomas V.

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