Look who joined the team!!!
Felix is one of the newest members of The Performance Pursuit, and we thought we would give you a behind the scenes look at who Felix is and let him share his passion about mental performance consulting. Welcome to the team, Felix!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? For many, this time of the year is associated with high stress as the pressure is on to complete your to-do list or find that best bargain. [Continue Reading]
Patience is not technically a sport and performance psychology skill, but it should be. [Continue Reading]
Recognize it. Identify the situation which creates the negative thought. We all have those times (or places, or people) that ignite feelings of negativity, frustration, and worse. Sometimes we fully anticipate it, and other times… (continue Reading)
How does my nutrition impact my daily life and what can I do to improve it in order to positively impact my performance? Today we got a chance to interview nutritionist & vitality coach Camille Gallinger to help answer those questions.
Over the years, the field of sport psychology has focused on assisting athletes, placing them in the spotlight. While the coach can be involved in the overall process, the primary goal has always been to improve the performance of the athlete. [Continue Reading]
Even though we typically think of winter as the season when we get off track in our pursuit of X,Y, and Z….summer can sometimes be just as difficult and maybe even more depending on your summer plans. Why is that?
Sport Psychology sounds complicated, or fancy, or like something that doesn't apply to non-athletes. But in reality, we all use aspects of sport psych in our everyday lives… [Continue Reading]
Some say mental toughness is nothing more than the ability to clear your mind and focus on the situation at hand… (continue reading)
Building a pre-performance routine can undoubtedly boost an athlete’s success. As hinted by the definition the key to routines lies in consistency. Thus, if at times you find your performances to be inconsistent then developing a pre-performance routine may be for you.
To a certain degree, every athlete deals with negative or self-defeating thoughts. The mentally strong athletes are able to combat these thoughts and not allow the thoughts to sink in and impact their performance. Mindfulness is key in doing so