Chris Stankovich, Ph.D., is a licensed professional clinical counselor and founder of Advanced Human Performance Systems, a counseling and performance center based in Columbus, Ohio. He offers performance-enhancement assistance to athletes, teams and coaches in the areas of athletic improvement, wellness, leadership, life skills and career development. Learn more about his work by visiting http://drstankovich.com and sportsuccess360.com. You can download his book, "The Mental Toughness Guide to Athletic Success" through the iTunes Bookstore.
Athletes can learn and master a number of applied sport psychology techniques to increase their self-confidence, motivation, resiliency and sports performance. In particular, athletes can use imagery to sharpen their [...]
Trash talking on the basketball court; shoving matches after the whistle in football; high-inside fastballs courtesy of ferocious pitchers: intimidation abounds in the world of sports. Intimidation comes in many [...]