Growth vs Fixed Mindset

A Growth Mindset can help you be the best

For anyone involved in sport, as an athlete, coach, commentator or fan, the concept of talent is almost always the...

Coach Feedback – How important is it?

Feedback is the breakfast of champions – Ken Blanchard The coach-athlete relationship is probably the most important relationship in sport....

How the body uses energy

The first law of thermodynamics is known as the ‘Law of Conservation of Energy’ and it states that energy cannot...

Drugs in amateur sport is a growing problem

Many people who get involved in sport start out with dreams of stardom and riches. However, it is clear that...

Learning from Metrifit: Sport as Preparation for Life

Sports can do so much. It’s given me confidence, self-esteem, discipline, and motivation – Mia Hamm There is more to...

Recovery Strategies for Athletes

Ensuring athletes are prepared in the most optimal condition to perform is a huge challenge for coaches and athletes alike....

Benefits of a positive mindset

No matter what level they are competing at, all athletes will suffer from some element of self-doubt. From the novice...

Coaching Athletes

Promoting Dialogue: The Importance Of The Coach-Athlete Relationship

The coach and the athlete intentionally develop a relationship, which is characterized by a growing appreciation and respect for each...

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Sleep/Stress Relationship in Athletes

Sleep is extremely important to me – I need to rest and recover in order for the training I do...

Know Thyself

‘Know Thyself’: The importance of Self Knowledge for the Modern Athlete

Developing self-awareness within athletes is, for me, the most important job a sport psychologist has within applied work. Greater self-awareness...

Toyko 2021

Tokyo 2021: An uncertain Olympics

As the world’s greatest sports event, the Olympics encompasses a vast amount of sporting and athletic activities. The next Olympic...

Burnout – A Consequence of More Than Just Physical Stress

Athlete burnout is generally defined as a cognitive–affective syndrome comprised of emotional and physical exhaustion, a reduced sense of accomplishment,...

Self Confidence and Performance

Confidence is the essential trait that defines each individual’s hope and faith in achieving their goals, that leads to successfully...

Why Sleep Matters

SLEEP – WHY DO WE NOT GET ENOUGH OF IT?

Sleep is a fundamental need and an essential component of our health and well-being. Lack of sleep has a significant...

Mood State and Performance

Can mood state really affect performance on the field of play in sport? Can feeling happy, sad, anxious, angry or...

The Relative Age Effect

The race to produce the next biggest star in sport is a continuous process within professional sport. It’s commonplace to...

Heart Rate Variability – Why measure it?

In view of observations of stress-associated variation in HRV and existing neurobiological evidence, HRV may be used as an objective...

Mental well-being is just as important as physical well-being

Mental-health challenges are becoming the norm rather than the exception for many student athletes. Today’s coaches need to be aware...

The importance of ‘knowing your athletes’

It used to be the case that success in sport was based mostly on natural talent, but as competition developed,...

Making it in elite sport

Across the globe there are millions of young athletes who are dedicating themselves to making the grade in their chosen...

Can Sleep Improve Your Performance?

Sleep is simply not valued in our 24/7 society. We treat it as a luxury and it’s a necessity. If...

The role of the college coach

Guest Author: Kari Thompson I’m on a break from collegiate coaching. Do I miss coaching college volleyball? Yes. I miss...

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