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Sport psychology (or sports psychology) is the scientific study of the psychological factors that influence performance in sports. Sport psychology professionals aim to increase athletic performance by instilling mental toughness and minimizing the psychological effects of poor performance. Sport Psychology Today is an online sports training resource provided by Mental Edge Athletics, LLC to educate athletes, parents, and coaches on the mental skills needed to reach peak performance and excel in sports. Our goal is to provide our readers with the highest quality sport psychology and mental training resources to help improve their overall performance, get the most out of their practice and enjoy their athletic experience.

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Physical talent alone does not guarantee success in sports. Any professional athlete will tell you that talent along with high confidence, focus, composure, and mental toughness, is what leads them to victory.
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Coaches, administrators, and trainers can learn how to improve their athletes or teams success in sports by applying sports psychology and mental training techniques to build champion mindsets!
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Articles for Athletes

  • Sports Psychology Membership Discount Sports Psychology Membership Discount
    SportsPsychology.com is design to bridge the gap between psychology professionals and the performance community. The purpose of this website is to distribute advanced knowledge, information, resources, and services – local and abroad – to assure excellence, integrity, and prosperity in the field. We encourage professionals...
  • Eliminate Performance Anxiety Eliminate Performance Anxiety
    The Importance of Engaging in Self-Talk and Mental Imagery A normal component of participating in sports is feeling nervous before a competition. However, there is no need to get nervous. This is just your mind trying to control your thoughts. Your mind is a powerful...
  • The Mental Game of Running The Mental Game of Running
    Is Running a Mental Game or a Physical Game? Running is based on strength and endurance. It requires a lot of training and commitment to perform at your best. However, is running an entirely physical game? It can be argued that running is a mental...

Articles for Coaches

  • The Mental Game of Running The Mental Game of Running
    Is Running a Mental Game or a Physical Game? Running is based on strength and endurance. It requires a lot of training and commitment to perform at your best. However, is running an entirely physical game? It can be argued that running is a mental...
  • When Athletes are Afraid of Failure in Sports When Athletes are Afraid of Failure in Sports
    Athletes have a tendency to be afraid of one factor of sports. That is failure. Failure can be scary, overwhelming, and also intimidating. However, it is something that athletes have to face in their careers in order to succeed and accomplish their goals. This article...
  • Sports Psychology Degress Sports Psychology Degress
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Articles for Parents

  • When Athletes are Afraid of Failure in Sports When Athletes are Afraid of Failure in Sports
    Athletes have a tendency to be afraid of one factor of sports. That is failure. Failure can be scary, overwhelming, and also intimidating. However, it is something that athletes have to face in their careers in order to succeed and accomplish their goals. This article...
  • Sports Psychology Degress Sports Psychology Degress
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  • Unlocking the Minds of Athletes E20: Michael Edger Unlocking the Minds of Athletes E20: Michael Edger
    Unlocking the Minds of Athletes Podcast by Isaac Byrd Elite Mental Training     This podcast is designed to detail how sports psychologist and the best athletes on the planet work together to create a mental framework for mental toughness and peak performance. Hosted by...

Articles for Students

  • Sports Parenting: When Favoritism Hurts Sports Parenting: When Favoritism Hurts
    When Favoritism Hurts – Can youth football have a negative psychological effect on a young child? Imagine your 10 year old boy, turning around and looking up at you from the sidelines, during his very first Youth Super Bowl Championship game…. With a red face...
  • Bullying or Honesty - A Coach's Perspective Bullying or Honesty – A Coach’s Perspective
    The following article is a High School Basketball Coach’s perspective on Bully Coaching, in response to the example presented in “How Bully Coaching Affects Athletes.” Dear Dr. Edger, I do not think the story of the high school quarterback is considered bullying. I understand your argument and what...
  • Focusing Through Environmental Stressors: Part Two Focusing Through Environmental Stressors: Part Two
    Part two: You Are What You Think Have you ever heard the saying: “You are what you say you are?” This is the idea that you become what you believe by attracting what you think? For a more clinical explanation search: “Self-fulfilling prophecy” and the...

Articles for Professionals

  • Sport Psychology Article Submission Sport Psychology Article Submission
    Mental Edge Athletics is now accepting article submissions from athletes, parents, coaches, students, and professionals for publication on Sport Psychology Today.  Articles are to focus on an area of expertise (sports parent, athlete, coach, professional interests) relating to sport psychology and the mental game.  Upon...
  • Feedback in Athletic Coaching - Part 2 Feedback in Athletic Coaching – Part 2
    Feedback in Athletic Coaching: Is Educating Coaches the Missing Link? Researchers have identified several other feedback techniques as useful in coaching. Carol Dweck is a proponent of effort feedback. Effort feedback involves teaching individuals to attribute their failures or lack of success to low effort....
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