Category Archives: Sports Psychology

Information and articles about how factors such as confidence and concentration can affect performance in sports.

3 Reasons City cannot afford to take United lightly in the FA Cup

Man United 1-6 Man CityThey say money can’t buy happiness. And they might be right. Trophies though, are another matter entirely. After buying winning the FA Cup during last year’s campaign, Manchester City has bought played its way to the top of the table at the midway point of the 2011-2012 Premier League season. Continue reading

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Can Asafa Powell catch Usain Bolt at the London Olympics in 2012?

asafa powell, berlin 100mJamaica is a sprinting powerhouse. But though the little Caribbean island produces a seemingly endless supply of world class sprinters, and even with the recent rise of young sprinting sensation and reigning World Champion Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell remain head and shoulders above the rest. Continue reading

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4 Psychological reasons Arsenal needs Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry, Arsenal When the rumour about Thierry Henry coming back to play for Arsenal first emerged it seemed more like fantasy football than reality. This is the man who scored 226 goals for the Gunners to make him the club’s top goal scorer of all time. The man who undoubtedly made the greatest contribution to the golden era of Arséne Wenger’s reign, helping Arsenal to a glittering array of trophies during his tenure at the club. The man who, at his peak, was the best player in the world. He was simply sensational to watch — his touch, his technique, his vision, his pace and his drive were second to none. Surely he could not be returning to pull on that famous cannon encrested jersey once more? Continue reading

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