Innovation PEI invests in the Ahead Mind Sport Training app

  Innovation PEI has invested in the Ahead Mind Sport Training cell phone app designed by Island sports psychology business Ahead In the Game. “Athletes need to train for mental fitness just like they train for physical fitness if they want to achieve peak performance,” says Tara Costello, president of Ahead In The Game. “It’s a real honour to have Innovation PEI’s support to build a broad audience of Canadian athletes who are committed to developing their mental game.” The Ahead Sport Mind Training app is designed for both elite athletes who want to take their mental game...

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Follow link below for Six Mental Performance Tips for A.Q.H.A. Competitors

Six Mental Performance Tips for A.Q.H.A. Competitors http://www.aheadinthegame.ca/2015-aqha-world-congress%20/

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What mindset should I have for practicing golf?

Another great question Research supports that in order to become excellent in any sport domain or area of life, we need to have quality practice.  One researcher Dr. Ericsonn studied expert performance, his research suggests we need 10,00o hours of deliberate practice to become expert in what we do. There is some debate on this topic as to the exact nature of the 10,000 see link below. However, one thing we know for sure, quality practice builds competence and confidence.  A few recommendations to consider for improving and enhancing the quality of your practice. 1 – Sounds like a no-brainer...

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Is it better to be very excited or more level with your emotions on the golf course?

Great question! First of all, it is important to be yourself, to have authentic reactions, and then learn to respond in ways that are constructive.  We all have emotions, and emotions are part of the passion you have for performance.  So, it is ok to have some emotional reaction.  The problem lies in when you feel a round is a complete emotional roller coaster, and the highs are too high and the lows are too low.   These kind of emotional reaction will likely impede performance.   Learning to channel emotional energy constructively so that your emotions support performance is the ability you...

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Three Part On-line Series for SO Coaches ~ Light it up! Mental Performance Readiness for World Games

“Many highly successful athletes felt that they could have reached the top much sooner if they had worked on strengthening their mental skills earlier in their careers…” Article – Mental Links to Excellence, Terry Orlick & John Partington Ahead in the Game is am happy to announce with Special Olympics Canada, that we will be hosting a three part series to enhance Team Canada’s mental performance readiness for World Games.  So, mark the dates in your calendar!! Mental Skills for Facilitating Optimal Performance & Experiences at 2015 World Games – March 4th, 2015 Time Zones...

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