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Mike Tyson - The Art of Psychological Warfare

Mike Tyson - The Art of Psychological Warfare | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
"Boxing is 90% psychological... the physical side has very little to do with it, if anything" - those are the words of Tyson in a recent interview "Sporting Heroes" (2014). This may sound surprisin...
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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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The Psychology of Swimming: How to Channel Your Emotions

The Psychology of Swimming: How to Channel Your Emotions | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
For every swimmer, the way emotions are handled varies. To keep one’s head in the game, they must be controlled for every aspect of a race. 
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Are You Anchoring to Improve Your Swimming Performances?

Are You Anchoring to Improve Your Swimming Performances? | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Anchoring is sports psychology that the swimmer does or says or thinks either standing behind or on the starting block, just seconds before the start of an important race.
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Andy Murray is Retiring. Here Are 3 Lessons From His Stellar Career

Andy Murray is Retiring. Here Are 3 Lessons From His Stellar Career | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Even if you're not a tennis fan, you can still appreciate these valuable lessons from one of the greats, Andy Murray, who has decided to retire soon.
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Changing The Stigma: Athletes Share Struggles with Mental Health –

Changing The Stigma: Athletes Share Struggles with Mental Health – | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Finding solutions to a deep rooted mentality to try to change the game
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The Psychological Appeal of Snake Oil

The Psychological Appeal of Snake Oil | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
We seem drawn to the belief that our lives can be made better with “one weird trick.”
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Robert Kraft calls Tom Brady 'definitely the greatest player of all time'

Robert Kraft reflected Thursday on the upcoming 25th anniversary of purchasing the New England Patriots and called Tom Brady "definitely the greatest player of all time -- not just quarterback in my opinion."
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Gracie Gold’s Battle for Olympic Glory Ended in a Fight to Save Herself - The New York Times

Gracie Gold’s Battle for Olympic Glory Ended in a Fight to Save Herself - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Gold appeared to be a gold medal favorite in figure skating for the 2018 Winter Games. Then her mental health unraveled, and a cry for help became her boldest move.
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Motivation Or Excuse: Patriots, Saints, And How The Great Ones Respond To Adversity

Motivation Or Excuse: Patriots, Saints, And How The Great Ones Respond To Adversity | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
It’s only been a couple of days since the nation got two of the best Conference Championship games in NFL history. There’s not been a better sports weekend that I can remember to talk about one of the most elusive habits of Greatness: Using adversity to fuel your competitive fire.
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Andy Murray: breaking away from sport's 'no pain, no gain' culture

Andy Murray: breaking away from sport's 'no pain, no gain' culture | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Too often athletes are forced into a narrative in which their sport overtakes everything, to the detriment of their health and future happiness.
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Staying Calm Is the Best Response to a Down Market

Staying Calm Is the Best Response to a Down Market | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Sometimes, the best you can do is just not making the situation worse.
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Novak Djokovic Leaves No Doubt in Winning His 7th Australian Open - The New York Times

Novak Djokovic Leaves No Doubt in Winning His 7th Australian Open - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Djokovic, 31, whose career was wobbling a year ago, has won three straight Grand Slam championships, giving him 15 in all.
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To Learn to Win, the Denver Nuggets Had to Lose (Badly) - The New York Times

To Learn to Win, the Denver Nuggets Had to Lose (Badly) - The New York Times | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
A 31-point loss to the Golden State Warriors (which was more lopsided than the score suggests) could be a springboard for the Nuggets’ development.
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WATCH: Derrick Rose Documentary Trailer � –

WATCH: Derrick Rose Documentary Trailer � – | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
"Pooh: The Derrick Rose Story." will cover the life and stardom of 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose.
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Parents' bad sideline behavior can cause kids to quit sports

Parents' bad sideline behavior can cause kids to quit sports | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
KIMBERLY (WLUK) -- After parents exploded into a brawl last week during a grade school wrestling match in Kimberly, psychologists are saying its that kind of sideline behavior that could cause a kid to quit sports. Lashing out with rage, sarcasm and fighting has no place on the sidelines. So why does it happen so often? "Some parents think that they have to live their lives through their kids," said Dr. Frank Cummings, a sports psychologist at Psychology Associates of the Fox Cities.
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Spike in locker room talk reveals dives in female athletes’ self-confidence | News | collegiatetimes.com

Spike in locker room talk reveals dives in female athletes’ self-confidence | News | collegiatetimes.com | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Locker-room as an adjective is described by Merriam-Webster as “of, relating to, or suitable for use in a locker room, especially of a coarse or sexual nature (locker-room talk).”
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How to Cope With School Sports Ending

How to Cope With School Sports Ending | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Find out how to cope with school sports ending, from feeling a sense of loss to figuring out how to stay physically fit.
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Leadership Lessons From The Super Bowl

Leadership Lessons From The Super Bowl | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Don’t judge a book by its cover. Think out of the box with your people. Find out who they really are and where their strengths and talents lie. Keep in mind that if they have always played quarterback they may not know that they could be great at other things. You have to show them.
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Belichick versus McVay: An age-old question of leadership

Belichick versus McVay: An age-old question of leadership | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Even though young leaders and old leaders may have different approaches, one isn't necessarily better than the other. But in order to succeed, a leader better be able to bridge generational divides.
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Super Bowl 53: Five Bill Belichick protégés explain his success

Super Bowl 53: Five Bill Belichick protégés explain his success | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
For those who worked under Bill Belichick and became head coaches themselves, the enormity of his achievement is all the more remarkable. 
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5 Things Aging Athletes Can Learn from Tom Brady

5 Things Aging Athletes Can Learn from Tom Brady | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
At 41 years old, Tom Brady is leading the New England Patriots to their fourth Super Bowl in 5 years. Here are 5 things aging athletes can learn from Brady.
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Robert Kraft reflects on 25th anniversary of becoming Patriots owner - New England Patriots Blog- ESPN

As the Pats prepare for their 14th AFC championship game Sunday under Kraft, he discusses his motivation to buy the team and the legacy he's created.
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Sports Injuries: Psychological Effects & Prevention Tips

Sports Injuries: Psychological Effects & Prevention Tips | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
When you take up sports, how much of a big athlete you may be or how much ever you try to avoid it, you are prone to injuries. Some injuries can be managed with little to no disturbance in sports and other activities of daily living but some have a substantial physical and mental burden.
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Why Women's Soccer Powerhouse Santa Clara University Values A Recruit's Mentality Above All Else

Why Women's Soccer Powerhouse Santa Clara University Values A Recruit's Mentality Above All Else | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Jerry Smith, one of the winningest head coaches in college soccer history, explains why he and his staff spend so much time evaluating recruits' mentalities.
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Sport Psychology | Mental Strength in Running

Sport Psychology | Mental Strength in Running | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
Gain that extra edge by conditioning your mind, not your body. A sports psychologist teaches you how to train your brain to push your performance to the next level. 
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Improve Your Self-Control with This Simple Strategy // News // Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership // University of Notre Dame

Improve Your Self-Control with This Simple Strategy // News // Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership // University of Notre Dame | Sports and Performance Psychology | Scoop.it
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