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Dealing With Fans For the First Time?
If you’re passionate about your sport, you may be thinking about the moment when you begin to play in front of hundreds, or even thousands of people. Don’t sweat it! Here are a few tips to deal with the pressure that a big crowd can create.
The Conscious Brain vs. the Unconscious Brain
There are significant differences between the conscious and the unconscious parts of your brain. Knowing them can unlock doors in your life that could lead to growth.
Meditation and Mindfulness - An Athlete’s Guide to Positive Mental Health
Meditation and mindfulness are essential in everyday living. Not only do they benefit your normal thinking but such practices also open up more aspects of your life. The following is a guide on how to achieve the benefits of meditation and mindfulness.
Speed and Patience - How Months of Training Leads to an Eleven Second Race
Despite it looking fairly simple and straightforward, sprinting actually involves a lot of technique, precision, and attention to detail in order to run a successful race. Mobility and stretching, footwork, measurements, body motion, lifting and conditioning, and sprinting drills all factor into running a great 100 meter dash, and it takes months to master the tedious range of motion and exercises to get it down to the letter.
How Neuroscience Affects Your Performance
Everyone knows that our brain is important but what about the specific parts? Remember to keep your mind in peak condition so these brain parts can function.
Being a Teenager in Sport: How to Deal With Difficult Teammates
Sometimes, it’s difficult to navigate through sports when your teammates aren’t the most supportive. Here are tips to help you in those types of situations.
You Can’t “Try” to Hit a Baseball
You probably heard the phrase “your mindset is key”. But what does that really mean? It means that you can’t try hitting a baseball. You should allow yourself to hit!
5 Things You Can Do to Turn Your Pre-Competition Nerves into Positive Energy
If you tend to get nervous before an important athletic event, you’re not alone. But harnessing a negative mindset and conquering your nerves is essential for your success in a game: here are 5 simple things you can do before any competition to help turn your jitters into positive energy.
How to Deal with Toxic Social Hierarchies in Sports
I was in drama club during high school and, oh boy, did it teach me much more than how to read basic sheet music and an eight count. I like to think I give everybody a fair shot when it comes to how I feel about them, but a lot of the things that went down were really over the line. Our club was kind of culty—after every show, we would have a cast party and initiate new members. In theory, this could be passed off as a light-hearted activity but in practice, it was weaponized to establish a toxic social atmosphere and completely redundant hierarchy.
Important Mental Skills Fencing Can Teach You
Fencing is a sport that requires speed, agility, strength, and toughness. However, what many people don't know is that there are other psychological aspects that follow. Some of the attributes that fencers learn from their sport can be transferred to real life and this article will present some of them:
Energy Management Habits You Need to Get Into
Without maximum energy, performing at maximum potential will be extremely tough. Read this blog to ensure you are conserving your energy wisely for game time.
3 Types of Positive Self-Talk to Calm Your Mind and Perform Better
If you have an inner voice that you use to talk to yourself, then you already use the famous mind tool of self-talk! Read the blog to know more about that tool and why it works to calm yourself and enhance your performance!
The Tired Athlete: An Issue Of Under Recovery
Feeling lethargic during even the lightest workouts may have nothing to do with your athletic ability. Consider the factors below that affect your performance and make a lifestyle change! Are you tired? You started your workout in a great mood, but after a few minutes, you gasp for air and feel that your strength has left you. We know why!
Middle School vs High School vs Collegiate Athletics
Take a look at a brief explanation of the differences between a middle school, high school, and collegiate athletic career. Learn how to work up to the next level, and learn about the benefits sports can have on a person at each level on and off the field.
Sport-Specific Coping Skills after a Setback
Stress from parents, coaches, or even yourself can build high expectations with no room for failure. But, everyone will experience some sort of setback, whether that be in sports or just in life. Here are some common struggles and ways to deal with them.
Why Sleeping Makes You a Better Athlete, Mentally & Physically
A good night’s sleep contributes to the quality of your day, it affects your mood and health in the long run. Moreover, sleep is essential to good performance in any type of sports. Continue reading to find out why!
Race and Sports
In American culture, race is an important factor in society. Racial stereotypes are also deeply intertwined in sports.
How to Remain Interested in Team Sports
It can be hard to maintain interest in team sports, especially when you feel like your teammates and opponents are better than you. Here is some advice to help you cope with these issues!
How To Let Go Of Mistakes 101!
Are you the type of athlete that can't let go of mistakes? If so, this article is a must-read. It helps with dealing with pre-race anxiety, stress, overthinking, lack of confidence, lack of focus, and much more. Today we'll be looking at basketball, one of the world's most-played sports to answer the question many athletes deal with: How can I let go of my mistakes?
Sports Psychology - A South Asian Take
Every South Asian kid has a common complaint against parenting. Want to know how that affects your beloved sports activities and the psychology that comes with it?