How to Overcome Psychological Blocks in Gymnastics

Gymnastics Psychology Tips: How to Overcome Psychological Blocks in Gymnastics With the right adjustments psychological blocks can be beaten Gymnastics is a sport that tests many abilities such as balance, flexibility, strength and the execution of acrobatics movements.  It is a very challenging sport, with gymnasts often coming up against significant psychological blocks.  These difficulties …

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50 Secrets for Optimal Performance and Positive Mental Health

Demystifying Mental Toughness

50 Secrets for Optimal Performance and Positive Mental Health Welcome to episode #100 of Demystifying Mental Toughness! One hundred episodes is something that I would like to celebrate, because I feel incredibly proud of what I’ve done with the show.  So in this episode I’ve collated a large number of take home messages from our …

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10 Mental Game Tips from Leading Experts to Improve Your Golf

Golf Psychology Tips: 10 Mental Game Tips from Leading Experts to Improve Your Golf Golf can test your technical, physical and mental skills to the limit. We’re approaching the back end of the golf season now, where many golfers are tearing their hair out and are frustrated at not being able to perform to the …

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Are You Your Biggest Enemy on The Golf Course?

Are you your biggest enemy on the golf course? In conversations with golfers I often ask them what their biggest obstacle is to shooting lower scores and playing better golf.  The following words are usually uttered, “I need to be more consistent”, I don’t hole enough putts” and “I’m erratic off the tee.”  Many golfers …

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The Yips, Crashes, Trauma in Sport: There is Hope for Athletes

Alessia Bruno

Sports Psychology Tips: The Yips, High Speed Crashes and Trauma in Sport. There is Hope for Athletes Alessia Bruno is a Clinical and Sports Psychologist, Mental and Performance Trainer specialising in Brainspotting and EMDR. She lectures at National Sport congresses and holds courses accredited by the Ministry of Health.  She helps athletes and performing artists …

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