Archive | Emotional Toughness
03
Sep

Michael Phelps and giving back

Michael Phelps just announced that he is giving a portion of his $1,000,000 from Speedo for winning the big 8 golds to start a foundation for young swimmers. That is awesome, but it will also help his mental game. He now has other interests outside competition and that will make him feel good about himself, […]

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02
Sep

PGA without Tiger

Vijay is coming on strong. Does it have to do with the fact that Tiger Woods is gone? Or, he is on a role, mentally and physically? Vijay is the only player to unseed Tiger Woods in the world rankings and thus, can play at his level, at certain times. I believe Vijay,  however, is intimidated […]

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26
Aug

Michael Phelps and his game plan

Michael Phelps has said he is going to swim in the 2012 London games…and he is adding a few swims to his line-up. He also said he is changing his work out routine. Most might think that is foolish, given his record, but he is very smart to change it up. It prevents staleness. By […]

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19
Aug

Michael Phelps: Olympic Pressure

Michael Phelps has just won 3 gold medals and he is seeking a record 8. With each gold, the pressure and expectations of the world are building. What would you recommend to Michael Phelps to decrease all this pressure? To decrease the pressure he needs to control his nerves and master his emotions. To do this, Michael needs […]

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19
Aug

Women's Gymnastics: Olympic Pressure Cooker

The Pressure Cooker of the Olympic Games1) The Women Gymnastics appeared to be very shaky in their qualifying performance on Sunday night. They had mistake after mistake, which they normally do not do. To what do you attribute those mistakes Dr. Gregg? It is a game of emotions out there…athletes need to master their emotions […]

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01
Jul

Tiger Woods US Open

The US Open just showed an awesome display of mental toughness.  Tiger Woods is heads and shoulders above the field in the mental game. Please visit www.mentalrules.com and www.myflyinglessons.com for more sport psychology tips

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