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// Tag: Sport Psychology

Mindfulness: Improving Sports Performance & Reducing Sport Anxiety

Posted 2 months ago Crystal Chariton 2 minute read comments

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

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Emotional Intelligence & Effective Leadership

Posted 7 months ago Rich Sille 2 minute read comments

“those to whom much is given, much is required” – John F Kennedy Following the culmination of this year’s Superbowl, the NFL’s end of […]

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Why Spieth Lost the Masters

Posted 9 months ago Keith Begley 2 minute read comments

Jordan Spieth threw away a 5 shot lead at the Augusta Masters golf tournament 2016 having dominated the competition until the last day. Walking […]

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The Growth Mindset – not just for sports stars

Posted 11 months ago Michael Roskams 3 minute read comments

For those of us who take an interest in what’s going on in the world of sport and performance psychology, the concepts of growth and […]

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The Theory of Challenge and Threat States in Athletes (TCTSA): Applying the model with athletes through imagery scripting.

Posted 11 months ago Sarah Kelly 4 minute read comments

The Theory of Challenge and Threat States in Athletes (TCTSA) provides a framework for understanding how athletes react psycho-physiologically within competitive situations (Jones, Meijen, […]

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Stress Management in Sport

Posted 11 months ago Gobinder Gill 0 minute read comments

THEORY: Stress is both good (positive) and bad (negative). It is how we deal with stress that is important. We need stress in our […]

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Maintaining Motivation for Exercise: New Year, New You?

Posted 11 months ago Sarah Griffiths 4 minute read comments

Now 2016 is fully upon us, many of us will have noticed an increase in the amount of people in your local gym. A […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Role in Sports Performance

Posted 1 year ago Lauren Onojaife 2 minute read comments

Mayer and Salovey (1997:5) defined Emotional Intelligence (EI) as “the ability to perceive emotions, to assess and generate emotions so as to assist thought, […]

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Playing and Coaching – Passing the Torch While It’s Lit

Posted 1 year ago Ieva Melanija Kibirkstis 3 minute read comments

Parent-coaches are very common in youth sports. This is not necessarily a negative thing— there are plenty of parents who do a great job—but […]

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Focus in Sport

Posted 1 year ago Gobinder Gill 0 minute read comment

THEORY: Focus is an essential component to sporting success. Focus allows performers to attend to the cues in hand and concentrate on tasks to […]

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Exercise Maintenance, Weight-loss and New Years Resolutions. From Failure to Success

Posted 1 year ago Keith Begley 3 minute read comment

So January comes around again and everybody sets out with fantastic aims of losing weight and improving their health after the Christmas excess. Gyms […]

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How Jose Mourinho Lost His Amazing Techni-colour Dream Coat

Posted 1 year ago Keith Begley 4 minute read comments

Jose Mourinho sat with an unshaven beard and shaved head at the club’s Cobham training ground for the club’s annual Christmas meal just hours […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Role in Coaching

Posted 1 year ago Lauren Onojaife 1 minute read comments

Coaching is far more than just teaching sports skills to individuals and teams. It is also about inspiring, giving confidence and motivating others by […]

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Football Parents, Coaches and Players; the Athletic Triangle

Posted 1 year ago Lewis Charnock 2 minute read comments

Youth sport is unique because it involves communication, coordination, and maintenance of relationships among multiple adults, all of whom are key stakeholders in a […]

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Stress – It’s Everywhere!

Posted 1 year ago Kyle McDonald 1 minute read comments

We would be naive to think that stress does not exists in most of our daily lives as well as in our athletes’ lives. […]

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Why am I doing this at my age? Physical activity or competitive sport

Posted 1 year ago Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read comment

Introduction The 4th October saw over 23,000 runners take to the streets of Cardiff for the annual half marathon. Although the final figures for […]

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Handling Pressure in Sport

Posted 1 year ago Gobinder Gill 0 minute read comments

THEORY: Pressure is something that we handle in two ways. One is positive, the other is negative. Performers who handle pressure in a positive […]

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Positive Self-Talk in Sport

Posted 1 year ago Gobinder Gill 0 minute read comment

THEORY: Positive self-talk relates to the ability to overcome negative thinking. Those who practice positive self-talk are more likely not to suffer from negative […]

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Enhancing Self-Awareness – Maintaining a Psychological Mind Balance

Posted 1 year ago Gobinder Gill 1 minute read comment

Psychology is undoubtably a fascinating area that has many characteristics which can enpower people in both thought and emotion. Examples of extreme psychology can […]

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The 12 point Self-Confidence Plan

Posted 1 year 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 […]

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