Rugby Psychology: 25 Ways You Can Improve Your Performance

Rugby Psychology: 25 Ways You Can Improve Your Performance

Rugby Psychology 25 Ways You Can Improve Your Performance

Welcome to episode #153 of Demystifying Mental Toughness.  This is the final part of four specially created episodes to celebrate reaching 150 episodes!   This time the episode is created with rugby enthusiasts in mind where the great guests that have been interviewed on the show to date, and with experiences in rugby union or rugby league, go on to share their key takeaways.  As you’ll note the majority of insights are linked to the development of mental tough athletes and helping rugby players reach their potential.  The episode is a must listen for rugby coaches, players, parents, sport scientists and those interested in the sport.

Relevant Podcast Episodes in Order and Sequence as Relayed in Episode 153:

Ep104: Seb De Chaves –  The Psychological Demands of Elite Professional Rugby

Ep127: Paul Trainor – The Application of Mental Toughness Training in Elite Professional Rugby League

EP147: Aaron Walsh – The Application of Mental Performance Coaching in Elite Professional Rugby

Ep007: Toby Flood –  How Elite Athletes Mentally Prepare

Ep021: Steve Hackney – How to Reach Your Full Potential

Ep029: Lome Faatau – How to Play Professional Rugby with Confidence

Ep038: Taz Bricknell – Playing Professional Women’s Rugby

Ep039: John Fletcher – How to Develop Fearless Athletes

Ep094: Professor Adam Nicholls – How to Develop Mentally Strong Rugby Players

Helpful Rugby Orientated Resources

Blog – Overthinking on the Rugby Pitch

Blog – Are you a Rugby Player who Focuses Too Much on the Opposition

Blog – Helping Young Rugby Players Mentally Prepare Before Matches

Blog – Playing Rugby at Your Best Under Pressure

Blog – 5 Ways to Create a Psychological Safe Sporting Environment

Rugby Psychology | Mental Skills for Rugby Resources 

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David Charlton

Global Sports Psychologist who is located near Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK and willing to travel Internationally.  David also uses online video conferencing software (Zoom, Facetime, WhatsApp) on a regular basis and has clients who he has supported in USA, Canada, South America, UAE, Australian and New Zealand.  

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