By Bob Harmison, Ph.D. “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have a lot of fun, you can do amazing things.” – Joe Namath Prior to Super Bowl III, New York Jets quarterback Continue reading Confidence is a Cornerstone of Mental Toughness
By Chad Doerr. M.A. @Chaddoerr We can all recall images of people performing at their best, when it mattered most. From Michael Jordan’s “Last Shot” in the 1998 NBA Finals, to Chris Davis’ 108 yard touchdown in the Iron Bowl, these memories all Continue reading Mental Prepartion: Being Ready to Perform at Your Best
By Chad Doerr, M.A. @ChadDoerr November 17th, 2014 Thank you for finding the McMillin Center blog! The staff is very excited to start providing content to help athletes, coaches, and parents create an atmosphere where athletes can foster and grow. In Continue reading Enjoying Daily Improvement
By Pat Kenny, M.A. @morepatkenny November 18th, 2014 “Sport has the power to change the world, it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in Continue reading Why Does This Matter?
By Pat Kenny, M.A. @morepatkenny November 18th, 2014 Sport psychology is the study of how mental processes impact performance and how participation in sport and exercise affect the individual. This field of study gathers knowledge from kinesiology, physiology, and psychology. The Continue reading What is Sport Psychology?