Mental Training Blog

3 Things Athletes SHOULDN’T Say to Themselves
June 8, 2015

In my 16 years working in the field of Sport Psychology, the number one thing my athletes have taught me (and…

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Pre-Competition Nerves: Managing The Butterflies
May 30, 2015

Everyone gets nervous, it’s a pretty normal part of the competitive experience. The jitters, “butterflies,” racing thoughts, increased muscle tension…

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What Are College Coaches REALLY Looking For?
July 31, 2013

What Are College Coaches REALLY Looking For? An except form our recent article in SportStars Magazine I recently had the great pleasure…

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2013 San Francisco Bay Area Athletes of the Year! We’ve got the scoop! Plus, Excellence in Sport Performance in the Community.
July 13, 2013

We get the scoop from the best, Sport Stars keeps the pulse on the Bay Area’s best and it’s that time…

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Running the “would be” New York City Marathon…for relief on Staten Island.
November 9, 2012

Last Friday, November  2nd, I arrived in New York City ready to support and cheer on my sister-n-law who was trained…

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Battling the Negative Spiral in Beach Volleyball
August 18, 2012

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to watch some Olympic Beach Volleyball on TV.  I finally caught a few matches here on…

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Wimbledon – Tennis
August 18, 2012

American bias, Maria Maria and a hot chocolate update! Another day, another AMAZING venue!  This time we arrived at Wimbledon for…

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Olympic event #2 – Weightlifting
August 2, 2012

The Olympic Spirit in Sport and Religon This was my first experience watching weightlifting live.  Walking into the Excel Arena, I…

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July 28th, 2012
August 1, 2012

Saturday the 28th, we arrived in the hustle and bustle of London, a welcomed contrast to the serene countryside.  We hit…

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Hello From London!
July 18, 2012

Hello from London!  I’m here to enjoy my first Olympic Games.  This is something I’ve dreamed of since I was 12…

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