Category Mental Training
Recently I had a discussion with some tertiary students and avoiding mental blackouts was one of the common questions raised.
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Failures are annoying. There is no way to pretend that it feels good to fail. Mistakes, failures or defeats in your job, private life or sport are threatening for your self-confidence and self-perception. Nobody likes to fail in a plan or project. We all prefer to…
While our habits sometimes perpetuate unwanted behavior (e.g. procrastination); they can on the other hand support a healthy and successful lifestyle without the need to push our will power to the limit. Habits have the purpose to save our energy. This mechanism can be beneficial and helpful for our health and success in our lives, […]
Our daily lives are interfused with individual habits. These habits influence the levels of success which we achieve in the long run, while at work, playing sports, or following a weight-loss plan. It sounds somehow over exaggerated, but take a closer look at the topic the connection becomes obvious. Nearly 40 to 50%  of […]
Sports Psychology and more specifically Mental Training are not well known areas of sports science. Many consider them to be luxury services for highly paid professional athletes. There is no mystery or magic involved in Mental Training it’s simply the development of strategies to improve performance, increase focus or reduce stress & anxiety in the […]