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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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Introduction to Sport Psychology. Lesson 3: This is a quick fix, right?

Welcome to the third and final post of our introductory course to Sport Psychology. On our first article of this series, we discussed the idea that Sport Psychology it’s only for crazy people. In that blog post we commented on … Continue reading

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Being a talent or being a fighter? Take your pick!

Recently, while conducting an interview with a professional athlete for my master thesis research I heard something very interesting. Specifically, when reflecting on the development from amateur into elite levels of sports, my interviewee said the following: ‘From an early … Continue reading

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