The Psychological Factors In Competition

The Psychological Factors In Competition

The psychological factors are decisive in obtaining valuable performances in the great competition when facing athletes with a high level of technical, tactical and physical training. The popularity of sport psychology, both as an academic discipline and an applied practice,…

The Essence of Motivation

The Essence of Motivation

Why athletes do what they do is the essence of motivation. The most likely reason is that they enjoy doing it. The key driver to motivation is accomplishment, and this achievement to some athletes feel good.   The coach needs…

Embracing the Challenge

Embracing the Challenge

Mihayli Csikszentmihaly, the author of Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life, noted, “Of all the virtues we can learn, no trait is more useful, more essential for survival and more likely to improve the quality of life…

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Almost all of us have this one common destructive daily habit, that is, to compare ourselves to others. We compare houses, jobs, phones, cars, relationships, money, and social position and so on. What this habit does is creates negativity within…

Creatine is not just for the muscle

Creatine: Not Just for Muscle

  If you’re involved in sports that require speed, power, and strength, then you’ve likely come across creatine before. The supplement gained prominence in the early 1990s as a method of enhancing strength, and since then research has continued to…

Great Athletes Possess Great Confidence

Great Athletes Possess Great Confidence

Great athletes have incredible beliefs in their ability to perform. “With hard work,” Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps noted, “with belief, with confidence, and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” Self-confidence equals success. Outstanding athletes are…