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#Sports Psychology

From The42 'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash' Sports Psychology

'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash'

Olympic medallist Annie Vernon chats about her new book ‘Mind Games’.

From The42 'What do you have faith in? If you don’t believe in God or the universe, do you even believe in yourself?' Sports Psychology

'What do you have faith in? If you don’t believe in God or the universe, do you even believe in yourself?'

Gerry Hussey on the mindset of elite athletes, mastering flow state and why ego hinders performance.

From The42 'I was like my own guinea pig': Ex-Waterford hurler helping business executives win the mind games Sports Psychology

'I was like my own guinea pig': Ex-Waterford hurler helping business executives win the mind games

Shane O’Sullivan’s fascination with sports psychology can be traced back to a speech given by Liam Griffin in 1996.

From The42 The sports psychology techniques that can help you kick on in your everyday life Mental Fitness

The sports psychology techniques that can help you kick on in your everyday life

Top sportspeople swear by these habits.

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance

The former Armagh All-Ireland winner talks forensically about sports psychology, motivation and what makes the best.

From The42 'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes' Feature This post contains videos

'One of their big worries is: how do I handle walking into the Olympic Village and seeing my heroes'

Niamh Fitzpatrick chats to The42 about working as Team Ireland’s sports psychologist.

From The42 Ruddock's 'next minute' mantra helped Lansdowne on road to glory Sports Psychology

Ruddock's 'next minute' mantra helped Lansdowne on road to glory

“Our focus has always been that if something goes wrong, forget that,” says the former Wales coach.

From The42 'It's okay to have a bit of nerves' - McGregor and his SBG team-mates' sports psychologist Mind Games

'It's okay to have a bit of nerves' - McGregor and his SBG team-mates' sports psychologist

David Mullins has worked with many fighters in the SGB stable as well as John Kavanagh.

From The42 'People have everything they need already inside them' Sports Psychology

'People have everything they need already inside them'

Dr. Mike Gervais has worked with the Seattle Seahawks, Felix Baumgartner and a host of other world-class athletes.

From The42 How to make a winter training plan you can actually stick to Fitness

How to make a winter training plan you can actually stick to

That morning jog you love in summer can become a chore in winter.

From The42 'In the early stages of the World Cup it was okay to wear an Argentina jersey in the street...' Letter From Brazil

'In the early stages of the World Cup it was okay to wear an Argentina jersey in the street...'

Our man in Brazil is braced for a not-so-smooth landing.

From TheJournal.ie Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Turns out ‘keeping your eye on the ball’ is not necessarily the best way to up your game…

From The42 Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance Outside The Lines

Column: We need to put the humanity back into sport performance

Our sports stars may seem like superheroes, but they’re just as fragile as you and I, writes sports psychologist Tadhg MacIntyre.

From The42 Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of Lottery

Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of

Dutch psychologists’ research into penalty shoot-outs could change the face of football… unless the goalie just happens to go the other way.

From The42 How Cadel conquered the Schlecks Nerds

How Cadel conquered the Schlecks

Winning the Tour de France isn’t just a matter of burying yourself on the bike day after day, it’s as much about knowing when and how to work as the working itself.

From The42 The doctor will see you now: Karl Morris joins the GUI Winning

The doctor will see you now: Karl Morris joins the GUI

One of Europe’s top sports psychologists has become official mind coach to the Golfing Union of Ireland’s National Performance Academy.