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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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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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Mental Strength | Strategies to Mentally Prepare for Big Races

Mental Strength | Strategies to Mentally Prepare for Big Races | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Got Boston on the mind? Learn how to conquer the psychology behind big running moments.
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Privileged | By Kyle Korver

Privileged | By Kyle Korver | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
There’s an elephant in the room that I’ve been thinking about a lot over these last few weeks.
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What Baseball Teaches Us About Measuring Talent

What Baseball Teaches Us About Measuring Talent | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The clash between data and intuition opens onto a larger debate, Louis Menand writes.
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For student-athletes, pain goes beyond the physical

For student-athletes, pain goes beyond the physical | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Student athletes across the country and UNC are standing up in support of destigmatizing the conversation about mental health in college sports.
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What comes to mind when we think of Manu Ginobili

What comes to mind when we think of Manu Ginobili | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
It was never about the numbers, the achievements or the accolades. Manu Ginobili finished his career with an impressive collection of all three, but the result always felt secondary
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Marvin Bagley Continues to Show Signs of Both Mental and Physical Growth

Marvin Bagley Continues to Show Signs of Both Mental and Physical Growth | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Marvin Bagley takes advantage of opportunity to watch the game from the sidelines. Shows growth in rookie campaign.
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Running apps can be bad for your health, sports psychologists warn

Running apps can be bad for your health, sports psychologists warn | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
When your identity is based around your workouts, you can start feeling worthless if you take a break or rest.
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Bianca Andreescu Completes a Stunning Run to the Indian Wells Title - The New York Times

Bianca Andreescu Completes a Stunning Run to the Indian Wells Title - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The 18-year-old Canadian, ranked 60th, is the youngest player to win the tournament since Serena Williams in 1999. Dominic Thiem beat Roger Federer for the men’s title.
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4 Ways to Turn Anxiety Into Positive Energy

4 Ways to Turn Anxiety Into Positive Energy | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
With practice, you can develop the skills to transform your distress into something more positive. You can flip anxiety on its head and turn your nerves into an ally.
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"As well as a strong body you equally need to train your mind"

"As well as a strong body you equally need to train your mind" | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Αlexandra Bell reflects on a challenging month and also highlights the benefits she has found from seeing a sports psychologist. How quickly does time fly by? I left you guys last month with excitement and passion about my cross country season to date, with the desire to have a final run out at the English …
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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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Want a Tiger Woods Comeback? All It Takes Is the Right Mindset.

Want a Tiger Woods Comeback? All It Takes Is the Right Mindset. | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Overcome failure by learning this lesson from the most improbable story in sports.
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Tiger Woods, as you may know, won his first major title since 2008 and his first Masters since 2005 this past Sunday, giving him his 15th major title. He is second only to Jack Nicklaus in amount of victories during his career. 
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Don’t Violate the Laws of Insanity and Stupidity as You Prepare for Next Season | Skiracing.com

Don’t Violate the Laws of Insanity and Stupidity as You Prepare for Next Season | Skiracing.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Whether you like it or not, next season starts right now.
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IMG Academy's Head of Mental Conditioning Duncan Simpson says bringing focus back to present moment is key

Mental conditioning is crucial for elite athletes to perform at the top of their game. But the training can also help people outside the sports realm.
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Daily Rituals That Lead to High Performance in Business and Life

Daily Rituals That Lead to High Performance in Business and Life | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Dr. Mike Gervais discusses mental and physical tactics for becoming the best possible version of yourself.
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'Basketball Whisperer' Perrin Helps Diakite And Huff's Confidence Soar

'Basketball Whisperer' Perrin Helps Diakite And Huff's Confidence Soar | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Chances are that if you are well-read or a movie buff, then you’re probably familiar with “The Horse Whisperer.”The novel by Nicholas Evans, and the film by Robert Redford, portrays a legendary horse trainer with a remarkable gift for understanding horses. His voice could calm wild horses and his touch could heal broken spirits.
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The 1 Thing that Helped Simone Biles Become the GOAT (and It's Not About Her Skills)

The 1 Thing that Helped Simone Biles Become the GOAT (and It's Not About Her Skills) | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
To say that Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is a natural talent wouldn't give her enough credit. Whether you've read her book, saw the biopic on Lifetime, or watched her all-around, team, vault, and floor wins at the Rio 2016 Games, you know that she is a powerhouse, a record setter, the greatest
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Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control) - The New York Times

Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control) - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about?
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The case of Loris Karius, and why sports psychology is so important in the modern game

The case of Loris Karius, and why sports psychology is so important in the modern game | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
It was an evening Loris Karius will never forget – and not in a good way. The Liverpool goalkeeper made two high-profile blunders in last season’s Champions League final against Real Madrid, as Ju
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Bianca Andreescu Is Rising in the Tennis Rankings Ahead of Schedule - The New York Times

Bianca Andreescu Is Rising in the Tennis Rankings Ahead of Schedule - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
The 18-year-old surprise finalist at Indian Wells is part of a new wave of gifted Canadian teenagers with immigrant families and potential Grand Slam titles in their future.
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Depression, Exhaustion, Injuries and Unthinkable Pressure: Inside the Latest Tragic Athlete Deaths | E! News

The suicide of 23-year-old cyclist Kelly Catlin was a jarring reminder that the conversation about mental health, and the importance of encouraging people to speak up, must never stop
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