Is It Worth It?

“Is It Worth It?”

  In her highly acclaimed book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth asked, “Who are the people at the very top of [their] field? And What do you think makes them special?” Thus, the question for the…

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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…

Cut Weight Before a Fight

How To Cut Weight Before a Fight

To cut weight before a fight can be challenging, but weigh class divisions exist so the matches are more equitable in terms of body size, strength and agility. However, many athletes in different combat sports acutely reduce body mass in…

Is Winning-at-all-costs Everything ?

“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” - Henry Russell (Red) Sanders, former UCLA and Vanderbilt football coach. Is a “winning is everything” philosophy supported by research? No, not according to  Dr. Ron Smith, and the article published in the Journal…

Sport Psychologist

Thinking to Become a Sports Psychologist?

In our society people love sports, and (for better or worse) this love of sports means there is a need for sports psychologist to help those involved in athletics. With the above in mind, you should first understand that sports…

Talent athlete

Talent Isn’t Enough. This is Why Some Athletes are actually the Best!

I’ve talked with a lot of people, and what I found out was a surprise. I’ve asked non athletic people is they think that talent is enough and that’s way the best athletes succeed in sport. A huge number of…

Sport Performance and Mental Preparation

Sport Performance and Mental Preparation

The Most Important Key Questions and Answers on Mental Preparation in Sport Performance What unique challenges present the athlete of endurance or multi-sport events? In the case of single endurance events, such as marathoning, the unique challenge is keep the…