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Sports and Performance Psychology
Seeking excellence and success in sports and performing arts through mental conditioning and other applied behavioral sciences, from Psychogenyx.  
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NHL, NBA, MLS teams stuck in a playoff bubble will face mental obstacles

NHL, NBA, MLS teams stuck in a playoff bubble will face mental obstacles | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Take it from someone who lived in a bubble, NHL and NBA teams preparing for postseason play face unprecedented challenges when play resumes
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Along with COVID-19 and injuries, mental health risks for NBA players in Disney bubble must also be addressed

Along with COVID-19 and injuries, mental health risks for NBA players in Disney bubble must also be addressed | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
A mental skills professional explains the risks of the NBA's unique situation, and how players can deal with potential issues
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NBA players face these mental health challenges in Disney season restart

NBA players face these mental health challenges in Disney season restart | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The adjustments NBA players will make in the Orlando bubble for the season’s restart on July 30 will be enormous. One change the players must adapt to is
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Practice Makes Perfect— Really! Getting over the Performance Plateau

Practice Makes Perfect— Really! Getting over the Performance Plateau | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
We all know that practice makes perfect, but don't we eventually see diminishing returns? Yes, but that's still not an excuse to stop.
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In new TED Talk, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson promotes ‘neutral thinking’ to cope with pressure

In new TED Talk, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson promotes ‘neutral thinking’ to cope with pressure | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
You’ve certainly heard of the “power of positivity” in some form or another as a way to move through life and cope with what’s being thrown your way. Three months or so into a devastating global…
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The mental skillset of performance.
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Saints WR Michael Thomas' Burning Desire for Greatness is What Makes Him #1

Saints WR Michael Thomas' Burning Desire for Greatness is What Makes Him #1 | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
There’s sort of a running and underlying joke among NFL fans on the social media website Twitter, that if you really want to provoke or get a response out of soon-to-be 5th year veteran New Orleans Saints All-Pro WR Michael Thomas, the only thing that you need to do is to tell him that he …
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Diana Taurasi resonates with Michael Jordan's win-at-all-costs mindset

Diana Taurasi resonates with Michael Jordan's win-at-all-costs mindset | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
"I always said 'there's gonna be another Jordan, there's gonna be another me, but you gotta give up your life,'" Diana Taurasi said on SportsCenter.
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Rafael Nadal loss at Roland Garros provides the clearest memory - The

Rafael Nadal loss at Roland Garros provides the clearest memory - The | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Robin Soderling’s 6-2, 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) win over Nadal in the fourth round of the 2009 French Open qualifies not only as a foremost French Open memory, but also hoards other significance.
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Golf mental game: How visualisation will get you through the lockdown

Golf mental game: How visualisation will get you through the lockdown | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Coach Gary Nicol offers some tips on the golf mental game and explains how visualisation will get us through this testing period
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Next season starts … NOW!

Next season starts … NOW! | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: This is an encore presentation of a previously published article that never gets old. The race season is finally over. After a long and demanding winter, you’re probably tired of skiing (regardless of whether the season was a triumph or a disappointment). It’s time to hang up your skis, pack away your gear, …
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How Mental Conditioning Has Guided Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to Sustained Success

How Mental Conditioning Has Guided Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to Sustained Success | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Russell Wilson's mental conditioning coach Trevor Moawad shares how having the right mental mindset can allow anyone become successful.
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Meet star quarterback Russell Wilson's mental conditioning coach Trevor Moawad

Meet star quarterback Russell Wilson's mental conditioning coach Trevor Moawad | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Russell Wilson is one of the best quarterbacks the NFL has ever seen. But he didn’t get there alone. He has a team that includes a physical therapist, a personal trainer, a massage therapist, and a personal chef. Trevor Moawad is part of that team as Wilson’s mental conditioning coach. He assists Wilson with all …
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Visualization: Swimmers Can Benefit From This Mind Activity During Coronavirus

Visualization: Swimmers Can Benefit From This Mind Activity During Coronavirus | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Although the Coronavirus has most swimmers out of the water, they can still benefit from visualization and picturing positive outcomes.
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NBA: How Zion Williamson maximized conditioning during quarantine

NBA: How Zion Williamson maximized conditioning during quarantine | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Zion Williamson worked out every day during quarantine and likes where he is heading into NBA restart: "I do find that I'm in good shape right now."
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Mind over matter: How Jeremy Snape went from the moon ball to sports psychology | The Cricketer

Mind over matter: How Jeremy Snape went from the moon ball to sports psychology | The Cricketer | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Mind over matter: How Jeremy Snape went from the moon ball to sports psychology | The Cricketer, cricket news, Leicestershire, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire
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Mental imagery is your most powerful prep-period mental training

Mental imagery is your most powerful prep-period mental training | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Mental imagery is the key to success year-round, and something that can easily be practiced at home.
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Getting College Athletes Mentally Prepared for the Season

Getting College Athletes Mentally Prepared for the Season | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Mentally preparing Arizona State athletes for their athletic season
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How Swimmers Can Keep a Positive Mindset During Covid

How Swimmers Can Keep a Positive Mindset During Covid | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Struggling to stay positive during Covid? Here are some things to focus on while your chlorinated world is turned upside down.
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How to keep your head in the game when you training is altered by government restrictions. 
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Players are grieving over shutdown

Players are grieving over shutdown | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Former Galway hurler Tony Óg Regan, a leading performance psychology coach, has revealed how being robbed of training and games has plunged some players into a state of 'grief'.
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Michael Phelps - 'This is the most overwhelmed I've ever felt'

Michael Phelps - 'This is the most overwhelmed I've ever felt' | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps has been open about managing his mental health. During the coronavirus pandemic, he continues to encourage others to seek help. In this as-told-to with ESPN's Wayne Drehs, Phelps says exercise and therapy help him.
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Sports Psychology: Mental Game More Important Than Ever

Sports Psychology: Mental Game More Important Than Ever | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The psychology of sports and playing the mental game during an extended period without competition is very important to elite athletes.
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Australian Motorcycling club speaks on the importance of sports performance psychology.
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Skull Sessions: The Power of Neutral Thinking

Skull Sessions: The Power of Neutral Thinking | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Skull session (noun)-Informal term for team/position group meetings used by football coaches to install playbooks, review techniques, and teach other mental aspects of the game.
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Football's return from enforced layoff brings totally new type of stress | Paul MacInnes | Football | The Guardian

Football's return from enforced layoff brings totally new type of stress | Paul MacInnes | Football | The Guardian | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The psychological hurdle players have to clear to be ready after the Covid-19 lockdown may be as tricky as any other challenge
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How to learn to love running solo

How to learn to love running solo | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
In these times of social distance, use these psychological tools from sports psychologist Dr Noel Brick.
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6 Myths Sports Parents Need to Stop Believing

6 Myths Sports Parents Need to Stop Believing | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Sometimes an obstacle standing in the way of a kid's effective training is the misinformation or beliefs held by the parents.
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