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Do I make a difference?

This is a question that pops in my mind more often than not.

When I was a swimmer, all I wanted to do was to be the best I could be pretty much for the fun of it, to show myself what I was capable of and to prove everyone who didn’t believe a 24 year old could start swimming and be good at it wrong (I also wanted to rub it in the face of the coach that told me I had no potential). 877 more words


One off Podcast for GAA Q and A

Hi everyone,

We were asked by Seán Ó Cathmhaoil would we like to do a Q & A for his Facebook Group called  GAA Coaching for Clubs and Coaches.  89 more words

Sport Psychology

Is variety the spice of an active life?

The new year is a time of new beginnings and January often finds gyms packed with newly active adults hitting the treadmill.

Unfortunately come February, most of these new exercisers will have lost their resolve and slipped back into their old lifestyles. 101 more words

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Life lessons learned from running

I love running. It’s hard to explain how it make me feel but I am sure that any of you that  are involved in any sort of physical activity (or any kind of activity… piano, acting, anything!) can understand the feeling. 1,317 more words



I was about to write something regarding Peyton Manning’s sub-par performance in the playoffs this year and was planning to point my finger at the deteriorating relationship between Head Coach John Fox and Quarterback Manning. 209 more words


Why S.M.A.R.T. goal setting for your new year’s resolutions might be dumb

Goal Setting is one of the commonly tools used in performance psychology.  As such it is frequently bastardized and butchered. by every “guru” “motivational speaker” and  unqualified person who wants to take your money and  sell you the “secret to success”. 1,098 more words

Sport Psychology