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,…

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…

From Outside Your Comfort Zone and Into “The Zone”

From Outside Your Comfort Zone and Into “The Zone”

Your comfort zone is an awesome thing. You’ll always do something you know and love a lot better than something new and weird and complicated.   That’s called the Flow. But you can only flow so much until you need to…

Sport psychology

Sport psychology is Still a Second-Class Citizen in the Sports World.

Whenever I speak to athletes and coaches, I ask them how important the mind is to sport success. With few exceptions, the response is that the mind is as or more important than the physical and technical side of sports.…

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…

Sports Can Be Educational

12 Reasons Why Watching Sports Can Be Educational

The opportunities are right there in front of us to learn valuable life lessons watching athletic events from the sofas, stands, and sidelines. Games, cups, playoffs, tournaments, bowls, matches, and other events are available every single day of the year.…

Successful Person

Lesson to Learn from a Successful Person

  Everyday we hear about successful stories and role models. Every one of them different and unique in its own way. But yeah, you guessed it: all success stories have in common an underlying pattern.  No successful man achieved success…

Support My Child In Sport

How to Support My Child In Sport? 7 Ways to Deal with Difficult Situations

  The last two JiuJitsu contests that I witnessed, I’ve been confronted with a situation, wich is not a new one, but undoubtedly one that needs to be addressed: the young athlete’s parents. The athlete’s parents need to find the perfect balance between…

Prove It To Yourself

Prove It To Yourself

Life is tough, that's a given. When you stand up, you're gonna be shoved back down. When you're down, you're gonna be stepped on. My advice to you doesn't come with a lot of bells and whistles. It's no secret,…

Traits in Sport Performance

Traits in Sport Performance

  It is commonly accepted that mental training for sports activities is essential for optimum performance and that athletes generally behave better with knowledge and application of psychological principles and strategies. The main purposes of psychology in sports activities are…

Mental Training For MMA

Mental Training For MMA

Mixed martial arts, or short MMA is a fighting sport discipline that combines a variety of techniques from various martial arts, such as: striking, grappling, takedowns, ground fighting skills ( BJJ, Submission Grappling). Due to the fact that there are…