Make a New Year’s Resolution to get more sleep! The effects of sleep deprivation are devastating, but the symptoms are silent for many years, so, like silent blood pressure issues, we tend to ignore the problem.
Teaching peak performance skills is the most frequent request I receive as a Sport Psychologist. Here are 7 key barriers to achieving peak performance and proven methods for overcoming them.
This is Stress Mastery Rx #1 in a series of 77 proven personal prescriptions from psychologist Dr. Jack Singer.
by Jack Singer, Ph.D. Licensed Sport/Clinical Psychologist 4 Critical Ways to Maintain Team Synergy During a Long Season As a team goes through the trials and tribulations of a difficult season, internal dynamics can have as much to do with the success or failure of the team as does the competition. Here are 4 tips.
Anger is a “normal emotion” and when controlled, can actually serve some very practical purposes, such as becoming an energizer and motivator. You can channel the strength and energy of your angry emotions into finding a practical solution to the problems that evoked the anger.
Coaches frequently complain that practices are not consistently productive and research shows that the more practices simulate game conditions, the better athletes and teams perform during games. Therefore, having consistently productive practices is crucial to team success.
Sport Psychology Tip of the Day: Team Building Exercise. This is the first of a series of cutting edge tips from the field of Sport Psychology to help you reach peak performance, both as an individual athlete and as a team.
Mental toughness involves teaching athletes how to take control of their performance. Learn the 4 C’s of mental toughness in sports with Dr. Jack Singer.
Dr. Jack Singer’s Anger Mastery Series Jack Singer, Ph.D., nationally-renowned Clinical and Sport Psychologist, Professional Speaker and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, has spent the last 20 plus years working with clients who have experienced issues with anger. This Anger Mastery series is based on state of the art research in Anger Management, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Clinical.
During my 33 years as a Professional Sport Psychologist, I have been disheartened by the volume of young athletes who describe coaches that “coach” by intimidation, threats and humiliation.