In January Lithuanian National Women’s U-17 Team started preparation for the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship in 2018 (in Lithuania). I had a pleasure to work with the team during their first training and selection camp, shifting the focus to the mental side of the game and sport psychology’s role in athlete development. Continue reading “Back to Football: Sport Psych in Action”
In sports it is widely accepted that successful performance is up to the synergy of physical and mental skills. As a popular quote of the American baseball player Yogi Berra goes:
Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.
Have you ever had to reach for something on a top shelf? Of course you have. You get on your tiptoes, stretch your arms up and reach. It takes effort. Continue reading “Ready. Set. Grow!”
Wow, time does fly… This was already my 6th ENYSSP Conference! Yet I am as excited as that first time in Jyväskylä in 2011. Reflecting back on my years of participation I am amazed to witness, how ENYSSP has encouraged and supported young people with a cautious dream of becoming a sport psychology specialist to pursue their dream with confidence. Continue reading “Yearly Dose of Inspiration: ENYSSP Has Done it Again”