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3 Breathing Techniques for Athletes to Improve Focus and Relaxation

3 Breathing Techniques for Focus and Relaxation Adrienne Langelier, MA, LPC Relaxed intensity. What in the world does that mean? As contradictory as it...

By: Adrienne Langelier

How Sports Psychology Helped UFC Fighter Jessica Eye Get Her Swagger 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 amoun...

By: Brandon Hall

How Alex Morgan Gets Her Mind Right Before Games

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team forward Alex Morgan is known for making plenty of noise with her play on the field. The speedy scorer has a penchant...

By: Brian Sabin

Why 'All-In' Is a Great Read for Young Athletes

Howard Ferguson's book The Edge used motivational quotes from professional athletes to inspire a generation of future athletes to reach their full p...

By: Cameron Fields

Use Sports Psychology Against Your Opponents

Playing Mind Games Whether or not you actively participate in mind games, showing your competitors a carefully constructed ambience is very important....

By: Lee Ness

Latest Videos in Sports Psychology

All Eyes On U.S.: Hope Solo's World Cup Comeback

Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the 2011 U.S. Women's Soccer Team, discusses her emotional comeback from shoulder surgery as well as her goal of gaining back her starting spot and being the best goalkeeper in the 2011 FIFA World Cup.

All Eyes on U.S.: Abby Wambach's World Cup Preparation and Goals

Abby Wambach, a star player for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, discusses being an idol for young soccer players, as well as her preparation and goals for the FIFA World Cup.

Tony Gonzalez: Why Athletes Need a Shrink

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez offers his opinion why sports psychology--which is covered in his book "The All-Pro Diet"--is beneficial for all athletes.

Tony Gonzalez: How I'm Training Now

Workout warrior Tony Gonzalez reveals how he preps for the NFL season, which is also covered in his book "The All-Pro Diet."

Tyreke Evans on Leadership

Sacramento Kings floor general Tyreke Evans talks about his development as a vocal leader on the court.