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Youth Sports and The Magic in Performance

| April 22nd, 2019

‘Ole Sharky By Tom Wilder Craig & Dr. K.C. Wilder I am not going to lie. I have never really believed in magic. The truth is, baseball showed me that magic does exist. The story begins when my brother Jack and I are on vacation at my grand-parents home in Cape Cod. On a Saturday, […]

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Elite Performance and the Psychology of Excellence

| April 22nd, 2019

Tiger Woods 2019 Master’s win exemplified a successful World-class performance. What exactly IS the psychology of excellence and what patterns are consistently observed? ASPECT magazine interviewed Dr. Kathryn C. Wilder, Ph.D., Elite Mental Edge, Human Performance Consultant. Here is an excerpt from that article that was first published in April 2003. The ideas on the […]

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Sports-Related Injury Concerns Shouldn’t Be Ignored

| December 15th, 2017

Dr. Mae Sakharov received her Doctorate of Curriculum and Teaching (Ed.D) with highest honors from the Teachers College of Columbia University, where she also earned a Master of Arts in early childhood special education and a Master of Education in learning disabilities. She received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in reading and children’s literature […]

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50 Seconds of Going Left-Right, Left-Right: To Think or WHAT to Think?

| December 7th, 2017

Stiliani “Ani” Chroni, Ph.D., CMPC: Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, specializes in Mental Skills Coaching and is a Professor of Sport Psychology in Elverum, Norway. Connect with Stiliani “Ani” on LinkedIn. To most people 50 seconds pass by inconceivably fast, but not to the slalom racer. Fifty seconds is the average time of a […]

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Chasing PAR

| November 29th, 2017

Beverly Rickles is a former LPGA Teaching and Coaching Division member. She was a lead instructor for Nike Junior golf in Williamstown, MA. for more than 20 years. She has a master’s degree in education. When not teaching, she enjoys golf, cycling, and dressage. Connect with Beverly on LinkedIn. Golf provides an opportunity to hone […]

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