Before every race, Edwin Moses, perhaps the greatest hurdler ever, would visualize the entire race, the exact number of steps in between each hurdle. You could actually see Moses physically “run through” each hurdle before the race started. Before Kristi Yamaguchi entered the ice skating rink for a routine, she would imagine herself doing each move from beginning to end while listening to the music. We have seen the impact of roleplaying preparation for an upcoming stressful meeting or conversation. It increased competence and confidence and decreased stress and anxiety.