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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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“Can I cope?” – Mental health in adolescent elite athletes

Sport is good for you. Not only for your physical condition, but also for your mental state. This is what we have been taught by our parents, physical education teachers, coaches and popular magazines. And it is indeed well documented … Continue reading

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Want to endure more when running? Paying attention to what you are paying attention may be the key

We all have been there, whether you are an athlete in great shape or someone who is trying to lead a more active lifestyle and started exercising. I’m talking about that feeling of “I’m done”. I’m talking about that point … 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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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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