One of the most important considerations when coming up with a training program, is making it fit into your routine. Think about when you have time free, how your energy … Continue Reading Fitness Made Easy – How to Set and Stick to Realistic Goals
What is your fitness philosophy? In other words: why do you train and exercise? What is it that you hope to achieve by being physically active? Many of us train … Continue Reading How to Fuel Your Brain With Energy
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 … Continue Reading The Psychological Factors In Competition
The first thing you need to know is why you want to improve your fitness and what you want that to really look and feel like. Is your goal to … Continue Reading How to Set and Stick to Realistic Fitness Goals
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 … Continue Reading Embracing the Challenge
Across the world of elite sport, a problem pops up over and over again, athlete’s mental game.
Is it OK to fail? Most people believe that failure is something to be embarrassed about, and even a subject that needs to be avoided, in order to show others only … Continue Reading Is Success Based on Failure?
Do you often find yourself unable to concentrate even when the task at hand is extremely important? Do you find yourself daydreaming at inappropriate moments? Is your work, your home … Continue Reading ADHD/Attention Deficit Disorder Test
Over the past half century, the branch of performance psychology has grown dramatically to focus on studying the human factors that enable individuals, teams, and groups to reach their goals … Continue Reading Performance Psychology
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 … Continue Reading How To Cut Weight Before a Fight
At one time or another and for a variety of reasons, most athletes think about quitting. Sometimes a decision to quit playing sport, comes as a shock to parents, but … Continue Reading What To Do and Say if You Child Wants to Quit Playing Sport
When you’re working toward a weight-loss goal, stepping on the scale and discovering you’re a few pounds lighter can motivate you to keep focusing on healthy habits. However, fluctuations on … Continue Reading How Can I Lose Weight Fast?
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 … Continue Reading Sport psychology is Still a Second-Class Citizen in the Sports World.
I don’t know about other martial arts, but in Jiu-Jitsu, which I practice for three years now, I noticed one subtle yet big fact, that follows the art as I’ve … Continue Reading Belts and Stripes – Jiu-Jitsu, A Humbling Sport
What makes someone with early potential develop that talent in a way that results in high performance or greatness? The volume, The Psychology of High Performance: Developing Human Potential into … Continue Reading Do You Have What it Takes For Greatness?
When we talk about the concept of positive thinking, we refer also to our emotions.
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.