Choking: The Science behind Why Athletes Fail

Written by John R. Ellsworth, M.A., Sport Psychology Consultant & Mental Game Coach Website: http://www.protexsports.com/ Phone: 408-235-1500 Email: jre@protexsports.com In the moment when the three foot putt is needed to close out a tournament, the golfer carefully adjusts his stroke … Continued

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Releasing Pressure: Methods to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Written by Rick Sessinghaus Psy.DWebsite: www.RickSessinghaus.comPhone: 818-517-9593Email: rick@ricksessinghaus.com Pres-sure: a:  the burden of physical or mental distress From a mental standpoint pressure is usually perceived as a negative force that affects thoughts and behavior. I have heard many elite athletes … Continued

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How to Approach Anxiety with Players

Written by Mark Tobin, Ph.D., PrincipalWebsite: www.thetobincompany.comEmail: mark@thetobincompany.comBlog: www.thetobincompany.typepad.com A basketball team is one point behind as time expires. A player has been fouled with a one and one opportunity. Make both, the team wins. Miss the first, they lose. … Continued

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Elite Clubs National League Announces 14 Initial #GoMental Teams to Join EXACT Sports Mental Achievement Program

The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the country’s top developmental and competitive platform for elite female youth soccer players, has partnered with EXACT Sports, the pioneers in helping coaches improve understanding of their athletes’ character and mentality, to improve development … Continued

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Roger Federer: Calm Under Pressure

This is Federer’s seventh Wimbledon title, sharing the record with Pete Sampras. While some might credit his win to experience or practice or fitness, it was his mental toughness that made the difference.

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