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Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable

choke [verb] (in sports): To fail to perform at a crucial point of a game or contest as a result of nervousness In Part III (“Mind-Set for Success”) of Mind Gym, there’s a chapter called Breathe and Focus that discusses choking in the context of

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Applying sports psychology: fun with penalty kicks

In addition to leadership and marketing literature, I devote a fair bit of time to reading about peak performance and the psychology of decision-making. Readers of this site know that I’m also a big fan and avid player of soccer.

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Book Report: The Sports Gene

“The broad truth is that nature and nurture are so interlaced in any realm of athletic performance that the answer is always: it’s both. But that is not a satisfactory endpoint in science. Scientists must ask, ‘How, specifically, might nature

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