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.…

Schizophrenia

What Schizophrenia Is

First of all, let's talk about what is not schizophrenia. People with schizophrenia do not have multiple personalities. In 1911, Eugen Bleuler was the first to use the term "schizophrenia." Although the term "schizophrenia" comes from the Greek words "split"…

Principles of Mental Toughness

Principles of Mental Toughness

People aren’t born tough. People are made tough. Mentally tough people acquire the perspectives and develop the skills to triumph over the crushing demands life can throw at us–in business, sport or life in general. These are the individuals who…

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…