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Jun 14

Examples of Successful Athletes who succeeded due to their Psychological Game

By Jim Hickey | Sports Psychology

Examples of Successful Athletes who succeeded due to their Psychological GameBy Jim Hickey INSIGHTS Case studies have shown that psychological preparation has a proven impact on athletes performanceMichael Jordan refers to the psychological preparation needed to be successful as being 80% of the game. PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATIONPhysiological preparation in sporting events is key to success. This […]

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Feb 15

5 reasons why psychological training is needed to compete at the highest levels of Show Jumping

By Jim Hickey | Sports Psychology

5 reasons why psychological training is needed to compete at the highest levels of Show JumpingBy Jim Hickey INSIGHTS Using psychological training to improve confidence, relaxation, focus, horse-rider communication, and goal setting can help mitigate the effects of anxiety.Elite riders are more likely to use mental skills to control stress and anxiety.The rider’s state of […]

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