Attentional focus in any sport, and especially in soccer, is constantly challenged by a chaotic arena and a small army of determined players all aimed at the same small ball. It’s a constant battle of strategic defensive positioning and striking when a chance finally presents itself. Attentional focus in sport and soccer is much easier said than done.
Skiing is a fun sport, one that is challenging, very good for you, and looks pretty amazing from the outside in — untouched slopes, crisp fresh air, après skiing by the fireplace with friends, I mean, really — what’s not to adore? If you need to know how to prepare for a skiing trip, especially for your first, read on!
The next game starts in five minutes. Adrenaline is coursing through your veins, and you can’t tell the difference anymore between fear and excitement — you know that feeling. But there’s a fine line between excitement for the game, and anxiety before athletic competition. When you can’t shake the nerves, and the pressure is dauntingly present, what can you do?
Mississauga, Ontario – NBA All-Star athlete Jrue Holiday is partnering with eSmartr to promote the company’s smart arm compression sleeves, designed to naturally improve focus and mental calm in a natural, non-invasive way.
Nearly every athlete is familiar with the feeling of anxiety in sport, both before and during games, practices, and competitions. In fact, knowing how to deal with performance anxiety in sports might just be the best way to improve your performance.
Stress is a huge part of the adrenaline that races through you as you step up to the field and prepare to give your all. For athletes coping with stress, that adrenaline will, in many cases, be a make-or-break factor in every game. Dealing with stress in the sport you love is an important part of enjoying yourself while you’re on the field.
In early 2020, eSmartr and Steve Aoki began working together in large part because of Steve’s incredible dedication to both his craft and to the fields of neuroscience and brain health. Brain health is incredibly important for everyone, and there is still a lot left to learn regarding our own minds.