How To Overcome Self-Doubt When You’re A Goalkeeper

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: How To Overcome Self-Doubt When You’re A Goalkeeper Self-doubt can erode confidence if you let it Can you be too hard on yourself when you’re in goal in a match or afterwards when assessing your performance?  We are naturally wired to think negatively, yet too many of these thoughts are guaranteed to …

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9 Tips for Children from Olympians

Youth Sports Psychology Tips: 9 Tips for Children from Olympians Sport can help kids develop Mental Toughness and Resilience The Olympics is now in full flow with some outstanding performances from some athletes.  So what can children learn from athletes competing at the Olympics?   Here are 9 tips taken from the  Demystifying Mental Toughness …

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5 Tips for Parents To Help Their Children Perform with Confidence

Youth Sports Psychology Tips: 5 Tips for Parents To Help Their Children Perform with Confidence Gaining control of a stressful situation Watching your children perform can be emotionally draining On a regular basis I am asked many questions by parents that relating to playing sport with confidence.  Below are some common questions with some short …

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Case Study – Supporting a Professional Motor Cyclist Overcome Injury and Regain Confidence

Motor Sports Psychology Tips: Case Study – Supporting a Professional Motor Cyclist Overcome Injury and Regain Confidence Gaining control of a stressful situation  The Client: A 28 year old highly driven, professional motor cyclist based in the South of England who had been involved in the sport since he was 17 years old. The Challenge: …

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Perfectionism in Cricket

Cricket Psychology Tips: Perfectionism in Cricket Trying to be perfect is a common challenge and can be overcome Are you a batsman or bowler who often feels great in the nets but struggles to bring that form into matches? Could it be that you are a perfectionist? Cricketers who can get caught up in chasing …

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How does Counselling work in Professional Sport?

Youth Sports Psychology Tips: How does Counselling work in Professional Sport? To build your resilience talking is essential In professional football, rugby and cricket, I’ve supported a number of players away from their clubs, in a private and confidential setting to deal with situations such as: Falling out with teammates and coaches. Relationship breakups at …

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