05
26
2016

Mindfulness: Nole’s “Secret” Weapon

By: Lee0

I thought it was fitting to talk about Novak Djokovic as the world number one gears up for third round action in Roland Garros determined to win the only Grand Slam that has eluded him so far in his surefire hall of fame career.  Say what you want about Djokovic not (yet) being able to hoist The Mus...

05
09
2016

Sport Psychology in the NBA

By: Lee0

A few weeks ago, I was so happy to read about my favorite NBA team, the Indiana Pacers (yes, wherever Larry Bird goes, I follow), having their own sport psychologist.  The article from Indystar.com is pretty much about Chris Carr, the team sport psychologist, and the kind of work he does with the Pa...

01
03
2016

“Gigil” gets you knocked out

By: Lee0

I’m a big fight fan and in the past month, I’ve seen two champions lose their belts in violent fashion.  Yes, I’m referring to Ronda Rousey and Jose Aldo of the UFC.  Both were considered the most dominant champions in their respective divisions: Rousey was the world’s most dominant athlete accordin...

03
16
2015

Secrets Of Asian Sport Psychology

By: Lee0

I finally get back to posting after almost two years! And what a way to come back — by promoting the highly interesting book, Secrets Of Asian Sport Psychology, which came out early last year. This is a compilation by fellow sport psychologists in the Asian-South Pacific region on the applicat...

05
13
2012

Second Wind and Sport Psychology

By: Lee0

A few weeks ago, my good friend Hector Yuzon invited me to give a talk on mental preparation and sport psychology for a lot of his runner/cyclist/triathlete friends. Hector is one of the owners of Second Wind Running Store – one of the country’s first-ever running-only store concepts.  W...