When communicating, coaches tend to focus on the content of the messages they send: "Run hard"; "Follow through." In doing so, they believe that the information is objective and that athletes will always receive the message as intended. That belief is far from the truth.
Focused for Fastpitch
Players who are mentally tough thrive on the pressure associated with playing competitive softball.
In Pursuit of Excellence 4th Edition eBook
Sport psychologist explains how to mainatin focus.
Sport and Character
Many coaches object to the call for sportsmanship because they see it as outmoded. Kids are different today, so you can�t coach them the same way that we were coached when we were kids. Other successful coaches let their players trash-talk or vent their emotions, so why shouldn�t I? Why can�t coaches let players be themselves?
Anger Management in Sport
Learn about different types of inventory methods and whether or not they work.
Anger Management in Sport eBook
The program uses guidelines to identify and manage anger.
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology With Web Study Guide-5th Edition
Several myths still circulate about the use of psychological techniques in optimizing performance.
Inside Sport Psychology
The relaxing place technique involves visualizing a real or imaginary location that carries strong associations of relaxation.
Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology
In using metaphors, folktales, and images we need to remind ourselves constantly that we are all bent in different ways.
Applied Health Fitness Psychology
Exercise is challenging, no question about it. People who have spent years leading a sedentary lifestyle cannot expect to strengthen muscles, make new demands on the heart and lungs, lose weight, and reach performance goals in just a few weeks.