03
09
2012

Calling more sport psychologists, please.

By: Lee0

Of all the sport sciences making noise in the field of Philippine sports, sport psychology seems to be the most muted.  Strength and conditioning and sports nutrition have become more familiar in the country’s sporting circles, while sport psychology continues to be a mystery.  In my opinion,...

09
13
2011

Regaining Your Team’s Focus

By: Lee0

Picture this: your team is playing superbly for the first quarter of the game. Your players are moving the ball around smoothly, executing your offense flawlessly, clamping down on defense, and completely dominating your opponents. You even hit a basket at the buzzer ending the first quarter. Your t...

08
27
2011

Shout-outs and sport science

By: Lee0

Just wanted to change the pace a bit and make a shout-out to my friend and fellow sport science hardcore advocate, Coach Pio Solon.  I read his interview at philboxing.com with Ronnie Nathanielsz and was pleasantly surprised with his mention of sport psychology. He’s the force behind the stren...

08
26
2011

Breathe

By: Lee0

Most sports are about the proper execution of bodily movement.  The irony here is that for athletes to optimally execute a particular sporting movement, they have to be relaxed during the actual movement (or in some sports like weightlifting, a split-second right before the action).  I say it’s iron...

08
15
2011

A crash course in Sport Psychology

By: Lee0

I first encountered sport psychology as a senior in college.  I was wrapping up my undergraduate studies in psychology that time and was hoping that the school would offer a sport-related class so I could use my last elective on a topic that I was truly interested in.  When a friend of mine told me...