Sports Psychology

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How Sports Psychology Helped Jessica Eye Get Her Swag Back

Pro fighters may seem like some of the cockiest people on the planet, given the arrogant acts many put on at press conferences, or the sheer amount of...

Draymond Green on the Incredible Power of Self-Confidence for Athletes

Hate him or love him, there's no denying Draymond Green has beaten the odds. Though he was voted Big Ten Player of the Year his final season at Mic...

Connecting the Weight Room to the Field: Small Changes Make a Big Difference

Believe it or not, motor learning and skill acquisition doesn't have to end on the field. With some simple tweaks to our training, we can bring many o...

Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

Why Mindfulness Is the Athlete's Secret Weapon

The phrase "sports are 90 percent mental and 10 percent physical" is often said—but how often do we take it to heart? Generally, the mental stren...