Month: July 2013

Depression is common but are we talking about it

Depression is common but are we talking about it? There was an interesting documentary on BBC3 this week (09/07/13) about professional football and how even the top paid superstars can be at risk from depression. It was presented by former Premiership player Clarke Carlisle who has first hand experience of the emotional up and downs and […]

Got the Yips? Clench your left fist!

Got the Yips? Clench your left fist! An article appeared in The Daily Telegraph today (yips tip) (10/07/13) with a tip that could help competitors in various sports “beat the yips”.   I work on a regular basis with both amateur and professional golfers and musicians and other sports people who suffer from the yips in […]

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Musicians and Golfers do you need 10,000 hours practice

It has been accapted for a while now through research by best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell that to achieve mastery in a subject or discipline 10,000 hours of study or practise is the magic number that will help bring the requisite rewards. However a recent study as outlined in Time has come up with new research […]