Playing like you practice

Whats all the (competitive) doubt about? In my mind competition doubt includes 3 major features.These features may at some level exist during practice but not at the same level as competition. [...]

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Mental Moment-black or white

So many of the clients I see live in either black or white; all or nothing. Much of the conversation goes like this: well, if I can’t win (the audition, award, game, etc.) then I might as [...]

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Diary of cyclist-the end of a journey

This is the last correspondence I had with this athlete. If you’ve been reading the progression over the past 8 or so weeks you’ve seen the openness, awareness and progress this elite [...]

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Take a timeout

I’ve developed a new tactic for helping my athletes become more aware of cognitive and somatic ‘feelings’. It is called the ‘timeout’. What is it The timeout is a [...]

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It’s not always rocket science

The work I do with athletes is not always rocket science. It’s amazing how difficult it is to get out of your own way or to see things differently or from another perspective and sometimes [...]

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Why is it so hard to just have fun?

A few days ago I came up with a ‘saying’: in life it seems difficult to have (real) fun and almost fun to live a difficult life and it was suggested that I write a blog about this [...]

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