Posts by: fdp

That Little Voice

Everyone has a little voice inside their head.  This voice is constantly there, commenting on our thoughts, feelings and actions.  Our internal dialogue has the potential to greatly influence our behaviors.  What’s your voice saying to you? Try this: DON’T think of a giant chocolate chip cookie. What immediately popped into your head?  A cookie, […]

Quality Practice

10,000 hours!  This is the amount of time that it takes to become an expert in your field, according to Dr. Anders Ericsson, the world’s leading researcher on expertise.  But not just any practice counts.  The time needs to be spent doing quality practice. Many of the best athletes in the world employ quality practice. […]

Biofeedback in Sport

Biofeedback techniques offer an important additional tool to help the athlete reach peak performance.  Biofeedback is a process that enables an individual to learn how to change physiological activity for the purposes of improving health and performance.  Something as simple as placing your fingers on your neck to feel how fast your heart is beating would […]