Sport Psychology: Developing Sport and Life Skills

Feb 15, 15 Sport Psychology: Developing Sport and Life Skills

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This week I chat to Sports Psychologist David McHugh. David is graduate from Liverpool John Moore’s University University with an Msc in Sport Psychology having studied psychology for four years in Galway and Nottingham. TCD: When asked what sport psychology is how do you reply? DM: I reply with the saying that it is strength and...

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Psychology: Key Factors in Sport

Dec 22, 14 Psychology: Key Factors in Sport

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This following post is from an info-graph constructed by Ohio University’s Online Master in Coaching Education program. It visualised the ten ways psychology affects athletic performance. Sports is not just about the thrill or the love for the game—it is about an opportunity for an athlete to discover his limits and push...

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Sports Psychologist Alan Goldberg’s Bad Coaching Behaviours

May 09, 14 Sports Psychologist Alan Goldberg’s Bad Coaching Behaviours

Posted by in Coaching, Psychology

If you’re reading this post it’s because you’re either into coaching or you’re someone who is into learning about what makes a great one. Take a look at Dr. Goldberg’s list of examples – of behaviours that characterise ‘bad’ coaching. Here is some sound advice for anyone involved with coaching...

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