Tag Archives: Smart Performance

Performance Anxiety

Stress and performance anxiety is a part of everyday life for athletes. The good news is that not all stress is bad stress. In the right amount, stress helps you focus better and achieve what you want. Stress can help … Continue reading

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Visualisation

Did you know that there are 4 parts of visualization that you can learn and practice to assure that you use this incredible power to its best advantage all the days of your life? How Often? The first aspect of … Continue reading

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Driving For Goals

    I have just seen a really honest and inspiring interview with Dame Kelly Holmes on the television. From an outsider looking in at Kelly Holmes, you imagine she is living the dream and could sit back and relax … Continue reading

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Irish Olympian Expectations

The London Olympics have come and gone and as always our hopes and prayers were with all our Irish athletes across the various disciplines. Our ‘hopes and prayers’ are with them, but what is our expectation for them?   Very few people were anticipating … Continue reading

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Sport – Why Does It Control Us?

As a Performance Coach and Sports Psychologist, I am fascinated by people’s passion, dedication and sometimes all engulfing emotions towards their favourite sport. Some individuals get engrossed in any sport once their focus is drawn to it. I am not … Continue reading

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