A Sport Psychology workshop will be held on Monday 18th April in CIT. The workshop will start at 7.30pm in the meeting room at the athletics track and is part of a series of 3 and is open to all coaches and athletes.
Sport Psychology focuses on the use of mental skills to improve physical performance. The role of Sports Psychology is to assist athletes / players with their mental fitness e.g. developing confidence, increasing commitment, maintaining self-control and improving concentration.
The course will be given by Candice Kennedy, who is an accredited Sport Psychologist and Professional Member of the Irish Institute of Sport.
The cost of each workshop is €10 and booking must be made via the Athletics Ireland central Coaching/Events website (Links below)
Sports Psychology Workshop Series
Workshop 1 – Monday April 18th, 19:30pm
Workshop 2 – Monday May 9th, 19:30pm
Topic: “Building Mental Toughness in Athletes”
Book Place for Workshop 2, Monday May 9th
Workshop 3 – Monday May 30th, 19:30pm
Topic: “Mentally Peaking for the Big Competition”
Book Place for Workshop 3, Monday May 9th
For further information contact Athletics Ireland RDO David Matthews 087 0516430.