// Tag: Focus

How Can We Train to Work on Concentration Levels in Sport?

Posted 2 years ago Kelly Bourne 3 minute read comments

For athletes, one key area which is important to them is improvement. They are always looking for something that poses as a weakness to […]


Directing Attentional Focus during Resistance Training

Posted 2 years ago Crystal Chariton 2 minute read comments

The focus of attention is influential in how well athletes learn sport-related and movement skills (movement efficiency, such as force production, speed, and endurance) […]


Mindfulness: Improving Sports Performance & Reducing Sport Anxiety

Posted 3 years 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 […]


Focus in Sport

Posted 3 years 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 […]


Attentional focus in endurance running.

Posted 4 years ago Charles Steward 3 minute read comments

Defining attentional focus. Attentional focus in athletes can be split into two broad strategies, that of association and dissociation (Lind et al. 2009). A […]


Mental Toughness and Exercise

Posted 4 years ago Danielle Burns 3 minute read comments

The topic of frequent physical activity and, more importantly, a sedentary lifestyle dominate the media on a near-daily basis. Although many people feel they […]


Psychological Characteristics of Developing Excellence (PCDEs)

Posted 4 years ago Mark Keep 2 minute read comments

The ability to perform at an elite level is often used as the definition for talent. This term is often bandied around as if […]


Intimidation in sport – Are you a wolf?

Posted 5 years ago David Harrison 2 minute read comment

I was on a recent train journey and I needed something to read so I picked up a copy of New Scientist (1 June […]


A realistic approach to developing focus and concentration

Posted 5 years ago Kyle McDonald 2 minute read comment

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” – Zig Ziglar This month I would like […]

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