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Dr. Julie Wiernik Trains Minds To Improve How Athletes Compete | OLLU

SPECIAL FEATURE (Sept. 26, 2016) – Since training camp in August, Head Coach Jeremiah Tiffin and the rest of the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU)  volleyball coaching staff have drilled individual techniques into every player, built their physical conditioning up to withstand long rallies and worked to coordinate their ...

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Psychology of Sports Interview | Great Day SA

Confidence is half the battle, and nobody understands this more than an athlete. Dr. Julie Wiernik helps young athletes defeat the psychological barriers and pressures that can come with the game. Contact the Texas Center for Sport Psychology today to help your young athlete maximize their potential!

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Comments Off on Local Triathlete Ignores Injury, Competes Anyway

Local Triathlete Ignores Injury, Competes Anyway

On any given day, Phipps could run 13.1 miles, swim 1.2 miles and pedal a bike for another 56 miles. If faced with fetching a five-pound bag of sugar from the bottom grocery shelf, however, or reaching for a cup of coffee, she’s not too sure if it’s worth it. “I’d have ...

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Dr. J Quoted in Sports Section of the Express News

Beating The Head Games Just As Vital With 51 seconds left in the third quarter, Spurs stalwart Boris Diaw found himself — holding the ball and wide open — at point blank range. It was Game 2 of the Spurs’ NBA playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Spurs led 71-70. The world ...

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San Antonio Sports Announces New Chairman and Board Members

(April 8, 2015) San Antonio Sports has announced that Carlos Ramos, region director, Customer Care for the Coca-Cola Company, is the nonprofit sports commission’s chairman-elect of its board of directors. Ramos will serve a two-year term as chair beginning January 1, 2016. He will succeed Danny Oliver, senior vice president, ...

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Life is sport, sport is life

Many people do not know what sport psychologists do. Athletes spend the majority of their time physically training for their sport yet little time is spent mentally training. And what is mental training? It is training the mind to increase the “controllables” in order to generate optimal performance. I help ...

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Coaching To Think Outside The Box

By Roy Bragg June 18, 2014 | Updated: June 18, 2014 11:51pm SAN ANTONIO — Emily Palacios had been swinging a golf club since she was a toddler, hacking away with dad Ken and older sister Chloe every weekend.   Earlier this year, during Emily's freshman season at Incarnate Word High School, that love ...

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KLRN Community Cinema Free Screening: Medora

THIS MARCH KLRN’S COMMUNITY CINEMA EXPLORES HOW A SMALL TOWN AND ITS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM FIGHT TO SURVIVE Community Cinema, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and KLRN, is excited to offer an advance screening of Medora, which follows the down-but-not-out Medora (Indiana) Hornets varsity basketball team over the ...

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Comments Off on Experts: Mining middle school for athletes is dangerous, tricky

Experts: Mining middle school for athletes is dangerous, tricky

A reader is glad quarterback Zadock Dinkelmann (above), 14, a Somerset junior high student, is getting the grounding and direction youngsters need. SAN ANTONIO — Like spring weather, the mind of a 13-year-old is an ever-shifting landscape of unpredictability. From fashion to study habits to fields of interests, a typical eighth-grader ...

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