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…

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Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk: “Why not say something positive about yourself?”

Words and thoughts we say to ourselves, commonly referred to as Self-Talk, can be used to direct attention to a particular thing to improve focus or in conjunction with other techniques. Our thoughts determine our feelings - our feelings determine…

Fear of Coronavirus Is Affecting Sports World

Fear of Coronavirus Is Affecting Sports World

Governments are scrambling to stop the spread of the virus, advising against public gatherings. In several countries, people have been advised against shaking hands to minimize risks of contamination. Italy, Europe's worst-hit country, has cancelled all sporting events until at…

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

The Health Benefits of Sport and Physical Activity

It’s no secret that physical activity is good for you, but do you know about all the ways that exercise can improve your health? Check it out: Improved cardiovascular health. The heart is a muscle, it needs to be worked…

Sport Performance

Feel Good About Your Sport Performance

Many great players have pursued honing a perfect technique in order to improve their consistency and improve results. Players like Tiger Woods and Serena Williams are perfectionists. They have learned how to get away with the “perfectionist mindset.” Sport Psychologist…

Athlete’s Mental Skills

Athlete’s Mental Skills

Across the world of elite sport, a problem pops up over and over again, athlete’s mental game. Top athletes under-perform when expectations are highest. One thing goes wrong, then another, then another. Soon, the higher-ranking opponent collapses and no one is…