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Performance Psychology

Performance Psychology

The mind has a key role to play in sport. What we think and how we feel will impact on any sporting performance.

Sport psychology is a positive psychology focussing on enhancing sport performance by  helping athletes and coaches develop mental skills to become better at what they are already very good at.

A positive mindset during training keeps you focused on making the small improvements to make you better.  A positive mindset during competition may make that 1% difference between achieving your goals.  Sport psychologists help individuals and teams identify that winning mindset to develop, enhance and maintain optimal performance.

Led by Pete Lindsay, the EIS have a team of Sports Psychologists working with athletes throughout the EIS network.

The British Psychological Society 'Going for Gold' Portal 

Collaboration

Collaboration

The Performance Pathway Team combines EIS and UK Sport expertise to identify world class talent.

Innovation

Innovation

Research and Development enables the EIS to identify where technology can impact positively.

Excellence

Excellence

The EIS delivers on average 4000 hours of Sport Science and Medicine each week