World Irish Dancing Championships come to Boston

Posted on March 22, 2013 · Posted in sport

Boston’s long, storied connection to the Emerald Isle is about to get even stronger when the World Irish Dancing Championships come to the city for eight days, March 24-31. It.. read more


Coach Knight: Seven Ways Negativity Can Make You a Winner

Posted on March 19, 2013 · Posted in sport

I’ve had players I’ve told over and over and over again: No, that is not what we want. The words “no”and “don’t” are important parts of the power of negative thinking. I couldn’t begin.. read more


Mental Toughness Article

Posted on March 5, 2013 · Posted in sport

The importance of mental toughness in elite performance, not just in tennis, but all sport and in life is increasingly recognised. But what exactly is ‘mental toughness’ and how do.. read more


Sox Focus On Mental Skills

Posted on February 15, 2013 · Posted in sport

New Red Sox manager John Farrell has added mental skills class to the team’s schedule in Spring Training. “Personally, I’m a huge believer in the mental side of the game… read more


Marines studying mindfulness-based training: Pushups For the Brain

Posted on January 23, 2013 · Posted in sport

The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military’s toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises.. read more

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Images of Brain Injuries in Athletes

Posted on January 10, 2013 · Posted in sport

A new study of 85 people who had a history of repeated mild head traumas found that 68 of them, nearly all of whom played sports, had evidence of chronic.. read more

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