Tag Archives: #mentaltrainingforsport

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 […]

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 […]

Your self-talk follows you everywhere

Our self-talk is probably one of the most important factors in our happiness and success – but it can also undermine the even the most talented and likeable people if they are  unaware of their self-talk or fail to understand its significance.  The reason why it is so important is because of the cycle it […]