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

Biofeedback

Biofeedback Biofeedback is a technique that helps participants learn to control their body’s responses (i.e., muscle tension, breathing patterns, heart rate)(1). With biofeedback, participants are connected to various electrical sensors (noninvasive) and these sensors monitor psycho-physiological responses to stress through Continue reading Biofeedback