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Support During Covid19 & Beyond

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These series of videos were made in partnership with Swim England. They can be applied to wide range of sports and performance contexts. The first five are more geared toward psychological wellbeing, while the next few gear more toward the performance element of sport psychology. The final two deal with news of no racing in 2020 and emerging from Covid19 Lockdown. Please get in touch if you have any questions. 

Video 1: Processing the News

Click HERE: Infographic on helping athletes with mental wellbeing during Covid-19

Video 2: Staying Present

Video 4: Self-Talk

Video 3: Process Goals

Video 5: Applying Psychological Skills

Sport Psychology for the Person, Athlete, Performer: Performance Profiling (1st of this series).

Click HERE for accompanying worksheet.

Sport Psychology for the Person, Athlete, Performer: Building Resilience (2nd of this series).

Click HERE for accompanying worksheet.

Sport Psychology for the Person, Athlete, Performer: Taking Ownership for Success (3rd of this series).

Click HERE for accompanying worksheet.

Helping swimmers react to news of no racing in 2020. Learning to control the controllables. 

Sport Psychology for Emerging from Covid19 Lockdown. Click HERE to link to which has the accompanying resource available to download.

Optimise Potential Resources

Books, Podcasts, & CPD*

*This list is a collection of things we have found helpful and have enjoyed. It is not an exhaustive list, and it is not in any order.


Doing Sport Psychology

Mark Andersen

Being a Sport Psychologist

Richard Keegan


Carol Dweck

How to Support a Champion

Steve Ingram

Swim to Win Playbook

Keith Bell

Mind Over Mood

Dennis Greenberger

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blackmore

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Your Toolkit to Modify Mood, Overcome Obstructions and Improve Your Life

Elaine Iljon Foreman and Clair Pollard

The Organisational Psychology of Sports

Christopher Wagstaff

Single-Case Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Jamie Barker

Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji’s Olympic Dream

Ben Ryan

Performing Under Pressure

Josephine Perry

Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

Matthew Syed


Andre Agassi

Contextual Consulting Free E-books
CBT Worksheets: CBT Worksheets for CBT Therapists in Training

Nicola Ridgeway and James Manning


Slice of Pie

Pete Jackson

Supporting Champions

Steve Ingram

How do you Cope?

Elis James and John Robins

Don't Tell Me the Score

BBC Radio 4


Skills for Development Seminar Courses:
  • 3 Day Introductory Course
  • Applying CBT to Children and Adolescents
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