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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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

3 Tips to Help Injured Athletes Recover Mentally

All athletes at some point experience an injury. The great majority eventually heal physically, but the mental state of an injured athlete can be ...

Applied Sports Psychology for Injury Recovery

You didn't have to follow this year's NCAA Basketball Tournament to be aware of Kevin Ware's gruesome injury. But not only did Ware remain mentally ...

Mindset Predicts Success as an Athlete

There are four components necessary to become a complete athlete: movement, nutrition, recovery and mental state. Coaches spend years working on mov...

Coaching Youth Speed Training

Much debate in the strength and conditioning world concerns how young athletes should begin a development program. However, experts agree that spee...

How to Begin Using Basic Sport Psychology Techniques

The reasons many professional athletes are successful are not just natural talent, intense training and dedication. The best of the best also implem...