Goal setting can give athletes an extra edge

The ability of an athlete to perform at the top level of their given sport depends largely on their physical...

Young players just want to have fun

There can be no doubt that there is a wide range of benefits for children taking part in organised sport....

Dropout in youth Sport

The term “dropout” is used quite frequently in relation to youth sports. It is a word that brings to mind...

Goals, Goals and more Goals – Goal-setting and other Sport Psychology Techniques

Goals, Goals and more Goals – Goal-setting and other Sport Psychology Techniques

Sport psychology is an area in sport which has received growing attention over the past number of years. Whether it’s...

What should a coach really know about his athletes to help improve performance?

Communication is key in any coach – athlete relationship. The coach needs to know valuable information from his / her...

Gaining the Psychological Advantage Through Performance Monitoring

Gaining the Psychological Advantage Through Performance Monitoring

As sport is ever evolving, teams and individuals who wish to reach the top are constantly looking at the little details...

Managing Your Marathon Mindset

With the arrival of September, thousands of runners are nearing the end of their summer-long training schedules for their autumn...

Keeping Young Athletes Motivated Using Achievement Goal Theory

For many elite team coaches, the greater challenge in developing top young athletes is not improving the ones on your...