First, I’m not claiming they don’t work; I’m simply pointing out a problem with the common use of positive affirmations – albeit a big one. Positive affirmations only work if …
Evidence for the relationship between being physically active and emotional well-being.
A list of directives to help athletes overcome mental blocks.
On how the fallacy of small numbers can lead to bad coaching practices.
The formula for making successful athletes is complex, but can be summarised simply: Drill and positivity.
I wish this piece demanded the same manipulation of abstraction as others on this page. Fortunately for you, it’s straightforward and short advice never to use physical conditioning as punishment. …
My concerns about balance between different learning strategies and needs in the gym.
My reason for taking time away from writing. And the realisations this break provided. I’m ready to move forward.
A proper definition of force in the coach-athlete relationship context. What force should and should not be.
Visualisation techniques can help enhance performance and they should be used frequently.