Client Testimonials

“I have become clearer with my goals and I try to see them in smaller parts instead of far away/ unattainable. This is a course that all musicians should take. An important part of being a musician is to feel good in the stress that the job can entail. Thanks for a great course.”

MHM Operasinger, course participant

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“The open discussions during the course have been insightful for me. I felt free and confident within the group, we had many precious moments together. Thank you so much!”

MHM Thaïs J, course participant

“It has been wonderful to feel more and more liberated through coaching and to have a more realistic and healthy perception of myself. I felt understood and confident in sharing what I have been through.”

Flute, individual coaching

“This has been the single most eye opening course I have taken. It has given me many tools to feel better, play better, keep focused and control my emotional self. I have also learned a lot about how my mind work. This is for sure one of the highlights of this year and my time in Malmö.”

MHM Oskari, course participant

“I have gained a new perspective on difficulties and tensions I have struggled with for a long time. I am pleased that the conversations had a greater depth than I imagined. Many thanks for your wise guidance in the conversations”

Pia, individual coaching

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“Mental training is very important! I have many times experienced that it does not matter how many hours I practice scales and etudes or analyze structure and harmony if I am not present and know what my goal is with my practising. I wish i could take this course continuously during music education.”

MHM Cello student, course participant

Thank you for very valuable coaching!
I have been able to meet my feelings of nervousness while performing and have discovered new ways of practising being confident and brave which will help me develop as a musician.
I had my ‘beting’ today and I feel like the things we have worked on, being brave, present, finding joy and practising confidence have really made a difference and it gives me a lot of motivation for the future”
Musician, individual coaching

“Great opportunity to learn more about yourself and how to improve playing without practicing the instrument. Also very useful knowledge outside music education.”
MHM Pauls Gendrikovs, course participant

“I´m so grateful for the coaching during this difficult time in my life.
I reached my goal that was to be more focused and relaxed. Through coaching I have released tensions and now I feel more free practicing the violin and in general.”

DKDM Copenhagen E.S, individual coaching

“A big thing for me was in the various meditation exercises to dare to open the otherwise closed door to different future scenarios. I have become better at replace “must” for “want”, which has made me more productive but above all less anxious.”

MHM Ebba, course participant

“After this course I believe more in my self.”

MHM Evdoxia Metso cello, course participant

“The possibility of sharing my thoughts and experiences was a relief and it helped to get rid of stress and doubts that I had. It was comforting to express my feelings towards someone who has experience in these affairs.”

Eric Ortiz clarinet, individual coaching

“The coaching made me question, realize and accept so many parts of me and also take me forward. I have been greatly helped by Annika´s support in all the challenges of life and my brain. She caught my values and always led me back to what is important to me in the conversation.”

Loviza Adolfsson, individual coaching

“From you I have learned that I can not change other people, but I can change my own thoughts about them.”

MHM Student, course participant

“Annika´s ability to gather all the thoughts and threads was very helpful to me. Her open and warm personality must also be mentioned as a big plus!
My experience of being coached is very positive and instructive and especially towards the end, as an Aha experience. Many thanks!”

Violast, Malmö Symphony Orchestra

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“It was not quite what I expected from the beginning but gave something else that is even more important for my development.”

MHM Student, course participant

“The course has helped me to find balance. I feel calmer as a person. Thank you very much!”

MHM Lina Cavanna viola, course participant

“As a musician I think it is important to have the opportunity to take a course like this. It was very fun to write a letter to myself, it will bear fruit next year when I recieve it back.”

MHM Joanna Denise Cordano bassoon, course participant

Coaching and Mental training for musicians - Annika Fredriksson

“I feel good reflecting and looking at myself from different perspectives. I am particularly pleased with Annika’s interest and commitment. Thank you for great sessions! ”

Greta Högberg, ICF coach ACC

“I have learned how to work systematically towards what I want by breaking it down into smaller achievable steps. This course has helped me to feel good and grounded.”

MHM Amalie Malmgren Asmild, course participant

“In the course you get to learn how we function mentally and get strategies to be able to influence it. Take responsibility and steer instead of going along. I have learned to access what I want within me in many more situations. Acceptance is my best weapon. Thanks!”

MHM Ella, course participant

“I have learned that I can do more than I think I can. Also that the obsticles I have the most are mental obsticles, and I can work with them! Before it has felt impossible, but now I have collected a small mental toolbox to use. I would like to have more lessons like this next semester as well.”

MHM Student, course participant

“For me, the best part of the coaching was Annika´s presence in the moment. I have achieved a more forgiving way of dealing with myself and I believe I also got better at dealing with professional rejection in an audition. I should remain confident, happy and proud of who I am and should not let other people disturb this state.

Thank you for your help!”

Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussels, David Silva flute

“I really liked the atmosphere and the people in the group and it helped me open up. If I would tell someone about the course I would say that it is a good way of learning about yourself, your limits and how to exceed them. And I would definitely say that they would be more motivated than before the course.”
MHM Fanni, course participant

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“I realized that a lot of things we talked about were already in my thoughts, but I needed further external encouragements and reminders to look inside me and take out what needed.”

Lena piano, individual coaching

“I have learned that I need to let go of things that are beyond my control. This in turn means that I relax more and can concentrate better. Thank you for holding the course during the autumn and for letting me join!”

MHM Student, course participant

Referenser, Musik Coach Annika Fredriksson

“I have never been to anything like this and feel that everything I have received here is only positive”

MHM Student, course participant

“Exciting. Instructive. Useful for everyone.”

MHM Student, course participant

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“I reached my goal. The atmosphere was open and comfortable. The best thing is that Annika is familiar with the situation of being a musician.”

Freelance musician, individual coaching

“It has opened up new ways of thinking and dealing with different aspects of life.”

MHM Student, course participant

“The coaching has aroused interest in personal development.”

Individual coaching of a client in another profession

“Helps you build your inner motivation and understand yourself better. Useful and important in all areas of life.”

MHM Student, course participant

“Everything we have talked about and all the exercises we have done I will be able to use in the future. I also like the meditation moments.”

MHM Student, course participant

Referenser, Annika Fredriksson, musik coach
“I have found a lot value in everything we have done in the course, but especially the mental training guided meditation. I also enjoyed the exercise when we visualized our future selves, I learnt a lot from that.
Thank you for such a fantastic course!
It has been completely life changing for me.”
MHM Charlotte Naden bassoon, course participant

Referenser, Vad mina klienter säger, Musikercoach Annika Fredriksson

“Mental training is super important. In the course we talk about difficulties we do not normally talk about and we work with these difficulties. This training should be taught at an early age.”

MHM Mario Morueta, course participant

“I have improved my willpower when I feel non energetic or unmotivated and I have learned that i can do more than i think i can do. I am happy I felt safe and understood in each session. I could talk about everything, even what I have not been able to share with other people before. I am so glad to have had this amazing opportunity.”

Maria Regiosa oboe, individual coaching

“An inspiring course that will make you re-evaluate your relationship with your self and your instrument in a helathy way! Thank you Annika for the important work you do!”

MHM Elsi course participant

“The best thing about the course has been all the discussions and being able to think and share. It then feels as if there are no wrong answers.”

MHM Jim Base, course participant

“I feel that I became both relaxed in the muscles and in the thoughts of following the training program. It gives me an inner piece.”

MHM Michael Nyberg, course participant

Referenser, Musik Coach Annika Fredriksson

I have learned that I am glad that me is me and there are a lot of values in me that I did not notice until now. Mental training should be introduced for every class, step by step. When I tell someone about the course I will say that it is a course where you can arrange your thoughts, where you can see that not only you are fighting with this kind of unconfidence”

MHM Loreta, course participant

Referenser, Musik Coach Annika Fredriksson
“I really appreciate the opportunity of being part of this fantastic course. It should be a main course! Thanks very much Annika.”
MHM Maria Regiosa oboe, course participant

“I think everyone needs tools to deal with their performance anxiety, which can be a lot of in this profession. The course is practical and concrete and provides access to different tools within mental training/ relaxation/ stress management. I have realized the importance of relaxation exercises for a situation where I get nervous. For me, that insight is very important.”

MHM Ella, course participant

“Thanks for all the help, I really think it has been of great value to work with you and experience coaching! I already notice that it has given results both in everyday life and practice, it feels really nice to be able to play more relaxed and keep the focus up.”

Musician, individual coaching

“I needed mental training when I applied for the course even though I did not really know what it was. Now I have gained tools and insight into mental training that allows me to continue working with it myself.”

MHM Student, course participant

“To open up to feelings, thoughts and possibilities. Mindset- the best self.”

MHM Student, course participant

“The course will help you reach your goal!”

MHM Student, course participant

“Really good! Take the course! It gives you super motivation and tools to change your life for the better!”

MHM Student, course participant

“Annika understands, listens well and thinks outside the box. It has been a positive and empowering experience.”

Musician, individual coaching

“The course helped me find thought patterns that I was not aware of.”

MHM Student, course participant

“That makes you think your life from another perspective, it gives you new ideas”

MHM Student, course participant

“I have a clearer picture of what I want and what is preventing me achieving it.”

MHM Student, course participant