Imagery

Mental imagery, alternatively referred to as visualization, mental rehearsal, and mental practice is viewed by coaches and researchers as one of the most important psychological skills (1). It is considered a multidimensional process that refers to “an experience that mimics Continue reading Imagery

Interpersonal Styles

In the research world, there are many theoretical frameworks that have been used to identify the key behaviours and interactive methods that coaches can implement in order to provide the most ideal environment for their athletes. Although many of these Continue reading Interpersonal Styles

Coping With Adversity

Concentration or focus involves paying attention to what is relevant and ignoring things that are beside the point. This skill helps athletes and coaches pick out the cues that are most important. Confidence is essential for successful athletic performance; more Continue reading Coping With Adversity

Self Talk

Much like goal-setting, many athletes have used self-talk during sport whether they have received any training for this skill or not. It’s a skill that athletes can learn to implement with relative ease, therefore understanding what exactly it is, the Continue reading Self Talk

Goal Setting

Goal setting is one of the most commonly used psychological skills by coaches and athletes, regardless of their experience or exposure to psychological skills training. In fact, a review of the psychology literature reported that “the beneficial effect of goal Continue reading Goal Setting