Sports and Performance Psychology
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Seeking excellence and success in sports and performing arts through mental conditioning and other applied behavioral sciences, from Psychogenyx.  
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A Novel Idea in the Majors: Using Batting Practice to Get Better - The New York Times

A Novel Idea in the Majors: Using Batting Practice to Get Better - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
B.P. has been a baseball tradition for more than a century, but there is evidence that the usual methods might make batters worse. So some teams are experimenting.
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Gray continues to show mental toughness

Gray continues to show mental toughness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
PITTSBURGH -- Most of PNC Park “ooh’ed” and “aah’ed” at the ball floating in the Allegheny River, courtesy of the long ball off the bat of the Pirates’ Josh Bell. But Rockies pitcher Jon Gray blocked it all out and briefly peered at the American flag behind the bullpens in
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How to Survive Your Kid’s Sports Season - The New York Times

How to Survive Your Kid’s Sports Season - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Spending your weekends on the field with your kids? Here’s are some tips to stay comfortable and stay motivated to cheer them on.
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Mental Edge: An athlete’s road to recovery after suffering an injury

Mental Edge: An athlete’s road to recovery after suffering an injury | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
One of the keys to an athlete returning from injury is to build your confidence one day at a time, according to Mental Edge Performance.
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For Milwaukee Bucks, ‘total team concept’ is a credo, not a cliche

For Milwaukee Bucks, ‘total team concept’ is a credo, not a cliche | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The Bucks don’t have a team of superstars. What they have instead is something much more powerful.
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Paddy Upton reveals the fine skipper MS Dhoni imposed on latecomers

Paddy Upton reveals the fine skipper MS Dhoni imposed on latecomers | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
India's former mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton recently talked about MS Dhoni's personality, his mindset and how he managed the team.
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How mind games help Bandits learn to work together –

How mind games help Bandits learn to work together – | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The Bandits’ mental performance coach and team counselor helps players with team bonding and focus exercises.
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Felipe Lopez's rise and the Dominican Dream

Felipe Lopez's rise and the Dominican Dream | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
He was nicknamed "The Dominican Michael Jordan", ranked above Allen Iverson in high school and graced the cover of Sports Illustrated: former phenom Felipe Lopez's rise through the basketball ranks was more than a sports story but a tale about immigrants in America.
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Mets are using a mental-skills coach to their advantage

Mets are using a mental-skills coach to their advantage | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Trevor Moawad quietly changed many of the Mets' character and makeup development.
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How the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Plans to Win the Mental Game At the 2019 World Cup

How the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Plans to Win the Mental Game At the 2019 World Cup | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The U.S. Women's National Team just announced a partnership with Headspace to deliver individualized mental training skills
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The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals | Ladders

The only way to become better is to spend time working on it, like professionals. But, how can you put in your reps if you’re not consistent enough?
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Opinion | Tiger Woods and the Game of Life - The New York Times

Opinion | Tiger Woods and the Game of Life - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Golf is all about how you react when you get a bad bounce.
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Which Sloane Stephens Will Show Up at the French Open? - The New York Times

Which Sloane Stephens Will Show Up at the French Open? - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stephens, a finalist in Paris last year, is one of tennis’s most unpredictable talents.
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Make Mental Training a Priority During the Off-season Prep Period | Skiracing.com

Make Mental Training a Priority During the Off-season Prep Period | Skiracing.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
For a talented skier, training the brain is just as important as training their quads.
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This Week with Mike Fox: Playing to Capability

This Week with Mike Fox: Playing to Capability | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
UNC opens ACC Tournament play on Wednesday against Virginia.
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Idaho State’s Haley Harrison still fighting off the darkness - The

Idaho State softball player Haley Harrison learning to recognize the darkness of mental illness following third suicide attempt
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Why You Should Think Like Russell Wilson

Why You Should Think Like Russell Wilson | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
After a career of mentally prepping athletes for success on the field, Trevor Moawad has teamed up with Seattle Seahawk quarterback Russell Wilson to create Limitless Minds
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New Mental Health strategy to support the Great Britain Cycling Team

New Mental Health strategy to support the Great Britain Cycling Team | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
British Cycling is proud to launch new Mental Health Strategy to proactively support the mental health and well-being of the Great Britain Cycling Team.
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The Secret to Success is Shared Self-Awareness - Barron's

The Secret to Success is Shared Self-Awareness - Barron's | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Cultivating a shared self-awareness will give your team an enormous competitive advantage in any client interaction.
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The OODA loop: how the greatest military strategists make decisions in the face of uncertainty

The most important of these is called the OODA loop: a simple model for optimal decision-making and innovation in the face of uncertainty.
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What do we mean when we say a cricketer is mentally tough? | ESPNcricinfo.com

What do we mean when we say a cricketer is mentally tough? | ESPNcricinfo.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
It's a misunderstood, misused term that is not very useful in describing elite athletes | ESPNcricinfo.com
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What can a sport psychology professional do for you? - MaxPreps

What can a sport psychology professional do for you? - MaxPreps | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
MaxPreps News - Put aside the misconceptions, improving performance and mental health are among the benefits, according to Connor Hartley.
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How to Build Mental Toughness

How to Build Mental Toughness | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Stew Smith, Navy SEAL and Military.com's tactical fitness expert details how you can improve your mental toughness to achieve any goal.
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The surprising effect insufficient sleep has on perception | Ladders

In addition to making us more irritable, insufficient sleep impairs our perception of others. It makes us more likely to perceive things negatively.
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