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How to overcome dartitis

How to overcome dartitis it's your choice to stop fighting it now!

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Rebuilding your mental game.

Firstly, we are pattern makers because they save us time and become automatic.

Secondly, good and bad patterns form in the same way.

Lastly, patterns change quicker if you are relaxed as fighting and battling with willpower seldom works.

Changing a pattern - the late riser!

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The person who snoozes the alarm multiple times. So, gets up late consistently and the rest of the day is a stressful rush.

So, the pattern change – multiple alarm clocks or an alarm placed where you must get up and go and switch it off.

Thus, the benefit is the person starts the day well and that continues all day.

Ultimately, the value to the person is they leave behind the old behaviour which creates a more relaxed day and a better mental head space.

Key points to overcoming dartitis are:

Firstly, leave the past behind because the cause is unimportant for pattern changing in darts mind coaching.

Secondly, it is important that you remember your brain will try and go back to the old pattern as an automatic. This is normal in pattern breaking.

Thirdly, create the pattern and superstate that serves what you want and consistently and consciously pattern it in until it becomes automatic.

Building superstates

First of all, this is a construction of your best self and of how you need to be with every single dart.

In addition, we can gather these qualities from your own past experiences for performance coaching.

Most noteworthy to mention is we will access your experience from the 3 filters you experience the world and these are:

  • Visual.
  • Hearing.
  • Feeling.

Most of all, we can create this superstate by gathering all of these qualities together in a process called anchoring.

So, by doing this we fuse together feelings, pictures, internal dialogue which influences your behaviour and new pattern at the oche which will switch on.

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So, in relation to overcoming dartitis the following is critical to remember.

In conclusion create the superstate you must be for playing to overcome dartitis.

Probably, the mind may revert back to the old pattern but you must break state and create the superstate immediately.

Most of all each and every time you play and with every dart you consistently must do this.

Most noteworthy, this takes some time and effort but it will rebuild a better game for you and pattern in something far superior.


I hope you enjoyed this editorial about overcoming dartitis and that you will continue to enjoy my editorials on darts performance coaching techniques.


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Mark Pettigrew – Mind Coach & Clinical Hypnotist.

Book a FREE 15 minute conversation with me about dartitis help now.

Dartitis – Breaking the unhappy pattern!

Dartitis myth, legend or psychological disorder you decide.

Have you heard some of the attempted cures for dartitis I have come across?

Many make me smile and tickle me when I read them. 

The following list are some and don’t get me wrong I know this is serious for many and not funny at all.

But, what if we can talk about dartitis in a light hearted way for a while?

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How many actually work for dartitis?

I am going to make a guess at a big fat ZERO!

Do you wonder why I say that? Because I haven’t met a single person that has told me they work for dartitis yet.

Subsequently, they change nothing from what I hear yet people still do them and keep at it driving themselves up the wall into the bargain.

Doing the same thing that dartitis does and thats reinforcing patterns over and over again!

By continuing down the same old unhappy path.

I hope this sounds provocative because I want to catch your attention deliberately and on purpose.

So, that I can set you on a new path of hope.

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Firstly, the brain has learned a pattern at a subconscious level and it just gets stronger and stronger the more it happens.

Secondly, people are awesome at learning and creating habits, cycles and behaviours that get ingrained and become automatic the more we do them.

Thirdly, look at the following list and note how good people are at creating habits because of repetition.

Ultimately, people do break these dartitis problems successfully, trust me using darts mind coaching techniques.

Last of all, please don’t judge just be objective and think about people who have done this that you know yourself.

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First of all, the brain forms something called neural pathways that just get deeper and wider the more the habit is done.

Also, it is a bit like scratching a nail into a record over and over again.

So, the habit becomes automatic and seemingly outside of your control!

Do you want the good news?

Are you ready for some hope?


To clarify, there are 2 main ways to address habits and I am going to only talk about the one that you can do yourself on how to overcome dartitis.

Therefore, I will blog about the other at another time and that is working with the subconscious at a much deeper level.

So, please keep tuned with my editorials to come.


Importantly, the cycle can be broken but be WARNED, it takes effort on your part. You will have to get involved with a new positive habit.

To clarify, the neural pathways can be pruned and destroyed and allowed to die away so they no longer exist or function.

For this reason, the brain can change physically and we know that now and it’s called neuroplasticity (fact).


In conclusion, there is a 4 step cycle to do it yourself.


1. Associate – into the problem state.
2.Dissociate – from the problem state.
3. Associate – into a resourceful state.
4. Collapse – the problem habit on itself.

The above 4 step process can be used on any habit but it takes effort.

Ultimately, giving up on the cold keys on strings, the blankets and the icy buckets may well be your new pathway out of dartitis.

But, be warned HOPE is not a strategy for success.

A.D.A.C could well be your strategy of action that works and opens up a new enjoyable pathway where you can let go with ease of those darts again.

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I hope you enjoyed this editorial about dartitis help and that you will continue to enjoy my editorials on performance coaching techniques.


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Mark Pettigrew – Mind Coach & Clinical Hypnotist.

Book a FREE 15 minute conversation with me about dartitis help now.