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Pressure and the Olympics

Posted by David Harrison on Monday, July 30, 2012, In : Pressure 
The media focus on pressure (whether that is right of wrong for our GB athletes) and sport psychology in elite sport at the start of the 2012 Olympics has been high and its nice to see the mental skills of sport getting attention.  I heard whilst watching the Olympic coverage that elite athletes should already have the skills and knowledge to deal with the pressures of competition, this is true in some cases. Some are better than others whilst need to practice and develop them (hopefully this...
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Posted by David Harrison on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, In : Pressure 

Pressure is a term that has been banded about in the media in recent days with the events at the Open and Scott losing a 4 shot lead and then missing a putt to send it to a tie break which let Ernie Els win.  Pressure has also been talked about with Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky and their ability to manage the pressures of the Tour de France with the help of Dr. Steve Peters.  Pressure is also being talked about in the build up to the London 2012 Olympics.  There is a lot of pressure on Team G...

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