Sports Psychology Series – Confidence

This latest post in my sports psychology series is all about ‘Confidence’. Why it is an important commodity for success? I will touch on the on the subject of self-efficacy, and how you may be able to enhance your own confidence levels to improve your performance. What is Confidence? Confidence

Sports Psychology Series – Motivation

There are three basic factors that influence sporting ability: fitness, technical skills and mental skills. Although many athletes will spend a lot of their time on their fitness and technical skills, the mental side is often neglected. Even before we start, we may often find a number of reasons for

Psychology of competing

This weekend myself and my team; Manchester Kettlebell Club, head to yet another competition and it’s got me thinking about the psychology aspect of competing in sport. How do you prepare? How do you go about getting yourself in the right frame of mind? Have you done enough training? Are