// Tag: Resilience

Pressure Inurement Training: How to Build Resilience Like Our Olympic Athletes

Posted 4 months ago Elliot Sharp 8 minute read comments

Every 4 years, athletes from across the globe look to make their dreams of becoming an Olympic champion reality. This often rests on one […]


Developing a Challenge Mindset – A Key to Resilience

Posted 8 months ago Guy Tasker 6 minute read comments

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” – William Arthur Ward. A challenge mindset has long been associated with improved sports […]


Surviving or Thriving? Developing Psychological Resilience into High Performing Contexts

Posted 8 months ago Ella McLoughlin 6 minute read comments

In March 2015, Leicester City Football Club were facing relegation from the Premier League and embarked on what commonly became known as ‘The Great […]


Coaching Resilience – A Military and Sport Psychology Perspective

Posted 1 year ago Michael Mellinger 4 minute read comments

Resilience is a hot topic in today’s world. From sport psychology to military psychology, it seems that everyone has their own interpretation of resilience, […]


Mental Toughness in Marathon Running

Posted 2 years ago Gobinder Gill 2 minute read comments

The purpose of this article is to outline the concept of mental toughness amongst runners in a marathon with the use of mental skills. […]


Influence of team resilience on professional rugby union teams’ performance

Posted 2 years ago Kyle Lynch 7 minute read comments

Rugby union is a dynamic collision team sport requiring the coordination of various team positions and roles, where players are frequently required to move […]


Psychological resilience for athletes – a demystification…

Posted 2 years ago Heather Hunter 6 minute read comments

“Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.” – Dan Reeves (Former NFL athlete and head coach) Resilience. It has become […]


Military training for resilience – learning

Posted 2 years ago Luke Jennings 0 minute read comments

Learning about resilience from the military

Posted 2 years ago Luke Jennings 7 minute read comments

“The lads showed great resilience today, they just never gave up”. How many times have you heard this, or something similar, regurgitated by coaches […]


Podcast 028: Developing Resilience in Sport

Posted 2 years ago BelievePerform 0 minute read comments

In our latest podcast we talk to Dr Mustafa Sarkar about growth, adversity and how athletes and coaches can develop resilience in sport.


Resilience – The role of adversity

Posted 2 years ago Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read comments

What is resilience? Resilience has been defined as, “a dynamic process encompassing positive adaptation within the context of significant adversity” (Luthar, Cicchetti, & Becker, […]


Empirical vs. Non-empirical Resilience Strategies – Outcomes and Consequences

Posted 2 years ago Michael Mellinger 5 minute read comments

What is resilience? Resilience is your ability to adapt to and overcome negative emotional responses in a given situation. Or is it? A general […]


Mental Toughness: Olympic Greatness

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

It doesn’t seem that long since the London 2012 Olympic Games were gracing our TV screens in the Summer that saw Great Britain achieve […]


Marathon Des Sables – Sustaining Performance in Extreme Environments

Posted 4 years ago Katie Nichols 2 minute read comments

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one […]


How to become a mentally strong athlete

Posted 4 years ago Julie Blackwood 3 minute read comments

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable” – Jillian Michaels Seek out challenging situations that push you to your limits more often. Spending more time attempting to […]


Resiliency in football

Posted 5 years ago Amie Wilson 3 minute read comments

How many times have you heard the term ‘bounce back’ when listening to football interviews? It is one of them clichés that you hear […]


Team resilience and it’s role in the Rugby World Cup

Posted 5 years ago Jack Marlow 3 minute read comment

The term ‘mental toughness’ is probably the most used psychological term used by pundits, writers, journalists, coaches and athletes alike. Yet the definition of […]


Identifying talent – are we using the right tools?

Posted 5 years ago Frank Heggebo 3 minute read comments

Identifying talent is one of sports biggest and most profitable issues. There is a constant seek for a new Christiano Ronaldo in the world […]


Bouncing Back From Adversity

Posted 5 years ago Matt Furness 2 minute read comment

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan In sport, the requirement to […]


Our greatest enemy… and our biggest ally?

Posted 6 years ago Saqib Deen 2 minute read comments

Our greatest enemy… and our biggest ally? I recently tweeted a riddle a few days ago. Unfortunately nobody had the answer. The riddle goes […]

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