Burnout in young athletes

I’ve written several articles on burnout and it seems to be one of my top viewed articles. Why is that? I think it’s because the pressure to perform particularly at a young age [...]

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Showing up for an audition

I previously talked about Are nerves getting in the way of you winning an audition. I discussed what nerves look and feel like and how they impact performance. Today I want to talk about how to [...]

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What it takes to be an Olympian

In an age where youth start specializing in a sport by the time they are 10 or 11 years old the dream to be great in my experience can take on a couple of different routes – burnout or Olympian. [...]

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Competing as an Olympian

Have you been watching? There’s a lot to watch! As a fan it’s exciting. As a sports psychologist it’s an interesting perspective on the human condition. The media spends a lot [...]

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What it takes to be an Olympian

In an age where youth start specializing in a sport by the time they are 10 or 11 years old the dream to be great in my experience can take on a couple of different routes – burnout or [...]

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