The concept of mental toughness refers to the optimal mind-set for competition. Players who are mentally tough thrive on the pressure associated with playing competitive softball.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Goal setting is one of the most important skills taught to athletes in order to help them achieve optimal performance.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology eBook
Learn how this professional baseball player used sport psychology and mental training to save his career.
True Competition eBook
This chart reviews the major markings of competition and decompetition. Each element of competition arises from viewing the contest as an opportunity for partnership. Each element of decompetition arises from viewing the contest as a symbolic version of war.
Focused for Soccer-2nd Edition
To help coaches and players appreciate the need to place attitude training at the heart of their work, I have created a complete player profile.
Inside Sport Psychology eBook
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
Violence against children in all its forms (physical, psychological, sexual) is a social problem, and, like other sectors of the community, the sport sector cannot prevent serial offenders from gaining entry into the system.
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise-3rd Edition
There are several reasons for the current limitations in the evidence base and for the disappointing effect of some commonly utilized interventions (Blamey & Mutrie, 2004).
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition eBook
Although some nuances were found, research reviewed in this chapter has shown that harmonious passion is generally associated with more positive consequences than obsessive passion is. It would therefore seem appropriate to propose ways of facilitating harmonious passion.
Focused for Rugby
You should recognize that a number of factors influence confidence and that building confidence takes time.