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Practice makes perfect? Or should we say: Deliberate practice makes perfect?

All of us who are sport lovers are often fascinated by the unbelievable performance display of many world class athletes. Whenever we admire their epic achievements, we ask; how do they perform so well? Usually, the answer that follows is … Continue reading

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Competitive Anxiety and the “Selfish Brain”: a call for sport psychology

For many (elite) athletes, the profession of the Sport Psychologist is equal to that of a Psychiatrist. Some athletes refuse to even contact a Sport Psychologist, as they do not want to visit a “shrink” or they feel that they … Continue reading

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