// Tag: Fear of Failure

Why are some players afraid to shoot?

Posted 4 years ago Amy Rew 2 minute read comments

Sports, such as basketball, require individuals to shoot under pressure, and under the observation of others, such as co-actors (other performers), an audience, or […]


Why mistakes are brilliant

Posted 5 years ago James Barraclough 4 minute read comments

Thankfully coaching these days is less about vilifying athletes for every mistake they make and about making them look foolish in front of their […]


The power of superstitions and rituals in sport

Posted 5 years ago Liam Blackwell 2 minute read comments

We’ve all seen or heard of elite sports people performing ritual movements before competitions, from a 100m runner blessing themselves before a race, to […]


Overcoming fear of failure and risk taking

Posted 5 years ago Suzanne Pottratz 2 minute read comments

All athletes experience fear or anxiety at some point in their sporting career, but how does the fear of failure effect their actual performance? […]


Motivation and fear of failure

Posted 5 years ago Spencer Vickery 2 minute read comment

Motivation is often thought of as simply having the energy and enthusiasm to carry out a behaviour, task, or activity such as exercising and […]

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