Tag Archives: #mentalskillsforsport

What have we learnt?

Hi I hope you are staying well. As we now find ourselves with  glimmers of forward movement in terms of being able to return to some forms of ‘normal’ life, I wonder what we can learn from these recent months of lockdown. I have recently been asking clients what they think they have learnt from […]

How are we all doing ?

I guess we are all struggling with the development of the Covid-19 challenge. Some of us will find the loss of our normal routine hard to accept and adapt to.  Some of us will struggle with the lack of certainty; many of us are facing financial uncertainty as well as anxiety over our own health […]

I’m not in control and I could screeeeeeam !!!

I’m sure like me you’ve had days when everything seemed to be stressful.  I recently had one such day and within the course of 4 hours had gone from being  a calm, rational person to a torrent of exasperation and frustration. A banking ‘glitch’ resulted in none of my standing orders being paid on time […]

Stress and sports performance

There has been extensive research into the effect of stress on sports performance; it is widely recognised that some stress can be beneficial but there is fine line between beneficial stress and detrimental stress; in short overly high stress leads to lowered performance: When overall stress levels  are too high symptoms such as anxiety, anger […]

Mental skills for sports performance

Whatever sport you play, your performance depends not only on your physical skills but also your mental skills.   Whilst you are in control of your preparation for the game, you can never predict how the game will play out.  Injury, the state of the pitch, the weather,  bad calls by the referee, superior fitness […]