5 Keys to Mental Toughness in Volleyball

by Michelle Ehgotz and Dr. Stephen Walker   Mental fitness in sport is often overlooked and in sports like volleyball,

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Injury and Depression: What Every Coach & Sports Medicine Specialist Should Know

by Rebecca Symes, CPsychol Many people look up to and aspire towards the world’s greatest athletes and at times they

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Brainspotting Part 2 – A Neurobehavioral Treatment for Sports Trauma

From the Editor: Brainspotting is an emerging treatment modality used by a growing collection of mental health practitioners originally designed

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From the Field: Confidence and Competition

Dear Podium: I’ve got a young athlete I’ve been working with who trains beautifully but just can’t put it together during competition. I believe it is a confidence issue. How can I better coach him so that he doesn’t beat himself before the gun goes off?
– Confidence Coach

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From the Field: Building Confidence With Positive Self Talk

Dear Podium: I’ve raced at a world class level for a number of years and had significant success. My best performance on the world stage was an 8th place in the Olympic Games and I was just coming off an injury. My problem is that in spite of this level of success, I sometimes feel such a lack of confidence that it really interferes with my performance. It has been so bad there were even a few times when I wondered if I even belonged on the track. How can I better condition myself mentally so that I don’t beat myself before the start?
– Wanting More Confidence

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Sport Psychology is God?

“I was always dismissive of sports psychology when I was competing, but I now realise that my belief in God

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Using Mental Imagery to Improve the Return from Sport Injury

By J. Jordan Hamson, Ph.D., ATC Have you ever wondered how the power of the mind could be used to

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