The distractions that result from removal from your normal environment
can seriously affect your performance, perhaps enough to change
a win to a loss. The counterproductive results stemming from a lapse
of of concentration can worsen when you are affected by disputes
with others or self-induced problems.
It is easy to say "Just put things aside and get on with the
training," but not so easy to do it. You can, however, stimulate
yourself by doing something that is both fun and on a superficial
level and beneficial on a serious level.
begin with, slow deep breathing from the lower abdominal area helps
relax the body. You can gradually build up the breathing rate from
the chest area, then fall back on slow deep breaths again before
encountering a task. All the while, an image of you performing a
certain technique forms in your mind.
proper focus, the eyes must be fixed and alert, looking at only
one point and preparing for the actual contact of the training.
Think of your mind as having a third eye positioned above the other
two, and visualise your movements before you do them.