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#Sports Psychology

# sports-psychology - Saturday 5 December, 2020

The psychology behind how Covid is helping GAA underdogs thrive on big days
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# No Crowds No Problem

The psychology behind how Covid is helping GAA underdogs thrive on big days

Dec 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 15,446 Views 5 Comments

The lack of crowds, muted build-up and players working from home might have helped the Cavan, Tipperary and Waterford success stories.

# sports-psychology - Sunday 28 April, 2019

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

Apr 28th 2019, 10:00 AM 20,779 Views 1 Comment

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

# sports-psychology - Saturday 6 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 29,356 Views 96 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Saturday 27 January, 2018

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

Jan 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,069 Views 1 Comment

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

# sports-psychology - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:30 PM 19,559 Views 1 Comment

Top sportspeople swear by these habits.

# sports-psychology - Sunday 25 September, 2016

'We need to take a tin-opener to the top of our minds': Enda McNulty on elite performance
# Probably All In The Mind
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# Probably All In The Mind

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

Sep 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,115 Views 18 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Saturday 6 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 6th 2016, 10:00 AM 20,597 Views 2 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Monday 11 May, 2015

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

May 11th 2015, 7:15 AM 4,483 Views 10 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 27th 2014, 7:22 PM 4,760 Views 1 Comment

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

# sports-psychology - Sunday 26 October, 2014

'People have everything they need already inside them'
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'People have everything they need already inside them'

Oct 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,857 Views 0 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Friday 24 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 24th 2014, 10:00 AM 3,064 Views 1 Comment

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

# sports-psychology - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 1:38 PM 13,475 Views 3 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars
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# Eyes Down

Eye-tracking technology used to hone new Irish sport stars

Aug 25th 2013, 5:30 PM 9,725 Views 8 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Saturday 21 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 21st 2012, 8:25 AM 110 Views 6 Comments

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

# sports-psychology - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of
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# Lottery

Science unlocks the key to penalties, sort of

Aug 3rd 2011, 1:56 PM 398 Views 1 Comment

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

# sports-psychology - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

How Cadel conquered the Schlecks
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# Nerds

How Cadel conquered the Schlecks

Jul 27th 2011, 6:19 PM 111 Views 0 Comments

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.

# sports-psychology - Thursday 21 July, 2011

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

Jul 21st 2011, 4:21 PM 236 Views 0 Comments

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