Mindfulness training has been gaining popularity over the years. "Supported by results both in the lab and in practice with athletes, mindfulness can bring the mind and body together to improve concentration, increase awareness, and enhance athletic performance." Athletes at the University of West Virginia were introduced to the practice after their former Athletic Director saw how it helped the Seattle Seahawks win the Superbowl.
Self-Loathing Wins Championships: A video of German tennis star Tommy Haas berating himself is the key to understanding sports psychology.
Is negative self-talk always bad? Not necessarily. This article examines Tommy Haas' negative rant and looks at how mindfulness can help you separate from negative thoughts.
Enjoy this collection of articles, videos and audio clips. The aim is to help inform and educate readers to happenings and concepts in sport psychology.