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Introduction to Sport Psychology. Lesson 1: Isn’t this for crazy people?

When we tell people that we are sport psychologist, we often see faces of “that’s interesting”, but they are not completely sure what it is sport psychology and how it really works. It is an understandable reaction since Sport Psychology … Continue reading

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When the ‘carrot’ fails to serve for good, or how tournament trophies make favourites fail.

Have you noticed that in various sports sometimes during the one-on-one tournaments the trophy is prominently displayed near the athletes as they compete? This reminds me of the ‘carrot’ story… Namely, there is an old story that to make a … Continue reading

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