// Tag: Pre Match Warm Up

Stretching: When is it effective?

Posted 5 years ago Juliano Pereira 4 minute read comment

Stretching has long been standard practice in sport. Advocates of stretching claim that it helps reduce injury, improve performance, and aid recovery. However, a […]


Sport psychology v motivational speaking

Posted 5 years ago Keith Begley 2 minute read comments

People often question the value, methods and merits of a sport psychologist. In fact this area of sporting expertise still remains taboo for an […]


Psychological benefits of a warm-up

Posted 5 years ago Helen Waters 2 minute read comment

‘We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit’ – Aristotle Novices and experts alike are all, or […]


Using music as a warm-up for winning

Posted 6 years ago Hannah Farmer 2 minute read comments

In a sport and exercise context, music is typically used in one of four ways; Asychnronous, Synchronous, Pre-task and Recuperative. The current article will explore […]


Improve your pre-game mental preparation

Posted 6 years ago Liam Blackwell 2 minute read comments

In almost every sport the top level performers are all similar in their level of ability, for example they all have similar attributes of […]


Rethinking the pregame speech

Posted 6 years ago Dave Hurley 2 minute read comment

I was recently re-reading Terry Orlick’s In Pursuit of Excellence, and in the chapter on Coaching Relationships, Orlick was discussing coaching communication and wrote that […]


The psychology of the pre-patch possession warm-up

Posted 6 years ago Ray Power 4 minute read comment

I had never really given much thought to football warm-ups. The process I believed was quite simple. After you have sent the goalkeeper with […]

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