Why should I use imagery?

Understanding Imagery To understand why you should use imagery I want to first talk to you about how we all learn new things, especially physical things. When we are young and first learning to walk, we learn by observing others. From there we give it a try and figure...

How to be confident without becoming overconfident

The slippery side to being confident Being confident is something everyone wants. In the past I have touched upon how to build confidence and what a lack of confidence does to an athlete, however, it is important to also look at the flip side. What happens when an...

What is sport psychology?

I am often asked by people “what is sport psychology?” Well I could give you the definition that is given in an academic setting, however, I feel it is better to try and expand upon it and give an example or two of what is actually being done during a...

Performance Psychology: What are you willing to trade in?

In performance psychology we help people to look at things in different ways and possibly make different choices that will ultimately impact how they perform in their field of endeavor. What does this mean? Well everyday we are presented with a multitude of choices...

Athletic competence and confidence

Athletic competence and confidence are two areas that each athlete needs in order to be successful and they play off of each other. The more competent (i.e skills) an athlete feels the more confident they will also feel, and then the more confident an athlete feels...

Sports Recovery

Sports recovery is one of the many areas I discuss with clients when working with them. Today young athletes are competing all year round with no real time for their body and mind to recover. The demands an athlete puts on their body is a lot and to counter that an...