// Tag: Confidence

Self-confidence, self-efficacy and the methods to become successful

Posted 8 months ago Kelly Bourne 2 minute read comments

To be successful in sport, as suggested by the most popular literature in the field of attitudes, behaviours and sporting achievement is focused on […]


Building Self-Confidence in Sport

Posted 10 months ago Gobinder Gill 3 minute read comments

There is no doubt that performers in sport thrive on high levels of confidence. Examples exist where performers score a goal and then continue […]


Mindfulness: Improving Sports Performance & Reducing Sport Anxiety

Posted 1 year ago Crystal Chariton 2 minute read comment

Athletes spend much of their time mentally and physically preparing for athletic competitions in hopes of improving playing performances. However, many athletes are inconsistent […]


Mental Toughness: Olympic Greatness

Posted 2 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

It doesn’t seem that long since the London 2012 Olympic Games were gracing our TV screens in the Summer that saw Great Britain achieve […]


The 12 point Self-Confidence Plan

Posted 2 years ago Gobinder Gill 2 minute read comments

This article is written for the purpose of practitioners and performers in facilitating self-confidence levels. In practice, the 12 point self-confidence plan is a […]


Becoming a more confident performer

Posted 2 years ago Chris Lynch 4 minute read comment

Its the week of the big game, exam or even a job interview, you start to feel ‘butterflies’ in your stomach, you start to […]


Marathon Mindset

Posted 3 years ago Mark Brodie 2 minute read comments

The 2015 Edinburgh Marathon is almost upon us. The gun will go off at 9.50am on 31st May with thousands of runners streaming out […]


Developing confidence in sport

Posted 3 years ago BelievePerform 4 minute read comments

Throughout my time of running BelievePerform I have had the privilege to interview professional athletes, coaches and managers within sport. In every interview I ask […]


6 Steps to developing Confident Athletes Online Course

Posted 3 years ago BelievePerform 0 minute read comments

Learn 6 basic sport psychology steps to help you to increase the confidence of your players and athletes About the course This course is […]


Self-Belief, Mastery Experiences, and Performance in Sport

Posted 3 years ago Lennie Waite 2 minute read comments

Considering the new name of the website, I thought it would be fitting to expand on the relationship between belief and performance. In order […]


How to become a mentally strong athlete

Posted 3 years ago Julie Blackwood 3 minute read comments

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable” – Jillian Michaels Seek out challenging situations that push you to your limits more often. Spending more time attempting to […]


Exercise as treatment for anxiety and depression

Posted 3 years ago Catherine Robertson 2 minute read comments

1 in 4 of us will suffer with poor mental health at some point in our lives. Anxiety can affect around 16% of the […]


Control your body and your emotions will follow

Posted 3 years ago Tom Hodgins 2 minute read comments

“If you are not the best, then pretend you are” – Muhammad Ali If you have ever seen Cristiano Ronaldo’s trademark goal celebration in […]


Choice Words

Posted 3 years ago Catherine Robertson 1 minute read comments

Self-talk is a valuable tool, one of the most effective methods of instilling self-confidence. Talking to yourself, despite being the first sign of madness, […]


The 4 psychological C’s of performance

Posted 3 years ago Alexa Passingham 3 minute read comment

Sport is a complex equation; there are many components you have to try and combine in order to achieve optimal performance. The four C’s […]


Sports confidence theory

Posted 3 years ago Sidd Sampla 2 minute read comments

Vealey (1986) proposed a sport specific theory of confidence, she defined sport confidence as `the belief or degree of certainty individuals possess about their […]


Psychopath to success

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comments

If anyone is a fan of watching shows on TV such as ‘Psychopath Night’, then here is a short article for you to think […]


Born to be number one, or is second actually the best?

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 2 minute read comment

There are many theories surrounding the development of personality. The Biological Approach to personality suggests that genetics are responsible, with a well researched link […]


Would you encourage your children into the world of competitive athletics?

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

Not so long ago I was asked by a friend of mine, who is an athlete as well as me and has been for […]


The rise and many ‘Falls’ of Ashley Young

Posted 4 years ago Chris Knight 3 minute read comments

Confidence is such a key component of successful performance in sport and a player’s loss of confidence can brutally be laid bare in the […]

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