Focusing Your Attention Effectively to Achieve a Podium Performance

Balancing our focus of attention is a key to performing well, especially when facing competing demands. This is even more important during competition. Focusing on the right things and sustaining that focus is the key to achieving a Podium performance. Find out what it takes.

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P5 Thinking – Mental Conditioning for Peak Performance

It is a fact that successful athletes think differently. They have belief systems that support their success and they actively work to manage their thought patterns. Every athlete who has conditioned themselves mentally will have readily practiced methods or strategies that support P5 Thinking. This article reviews these concepts and recommends some exercises to develop your skill at P5 Thinking.

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Mental Skills & Preparation Strategies of Olympic Gold medalists – II

Podium Sports Journal’s Podcast of the Week – An interview with Drs. Noah Gentner and Vanessa Shannon by Dr. Stephen

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Mental Skills & the Preparation Strategies of Olympic Gold Medalists – I

Podium Sports Journal’s Podcast of the Week – An interview with Drs. Noah Gentner and Vanessa Shannon by Dr. Stephen

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Recovery from Distractions Fast: The Thought Pattern Interrupt (TPI)

Athletes in every sport will from time to time lose focus, become self-conscious, have self-doubts to contend with and worry

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P3 Thinking – Conditioning Yourself Mentally

by Dr. Stephen Walker, CC-AASP Robin Vealey is one of sport psychology’s best. Her book Coaching for the Inner Edge

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Performance at its Best: Apolo Anton Ohno

“I’ve always, in the back of my head, wanted to be known as one of the greatest short track speedskaters

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Mental Training Pays Off – Vancouver Olympics 2010

by Dr. Stephen Walker, PhD, CC-AASP, USOC Registry of Sport Psychogists What do you get when you employ a positive

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Vancouver Olympics 2010 – The Mental Toughness of Ryan Miller

What happens when you combine the speed of 5 great athletes in helmets and pads sprinting on ice skates straight at you? Oh yeah, they’re also bearing weapons.

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