June 2015 - BelievePerform - The UK's leading Sports Psychology Website
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USA Rugby Partnership

Written by Adam Morris
Today we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new partnership with USA Rugby. As part of this exciting partnership we have joined forces with USA Rugby to become their official Performance Psychology, Well-Being and Mental Health Provider to their National Teams and registered members. Mental health support for athletes and coaches has been at the heart of everything that we have focused on for the last 8 years. We have strived to not only provide people with coping skills that can support better mental health habits but we have also spent our energy and time on creating...
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