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To assist you in "Efficiently Work Sports" Practice, we share grounded knowledge from Psychology areas, and Motor Learning + Skill Development. With professionals, EWS aims to provide Athletes, Coaches, and Parents with ways to improve Performance and Learning consistenly, while caring for Mental Health, and promoting it. From 5 Series, we offer diverse content for users to choose from: Expert Interviews | QBIO “Quick Bring It On” messages | IQ “Insight Quotes” | FR “Fresh Research” | PotW “Post of the Week" Quickly voice us your thoughts & questions at www.speakpipe.com/ewspodcast All content is aimed for Prevention and Educational Purposes, only. If you feel you are under intolerable physical strain, mentally struggling, or in any bigger pain, we always recommend seeking a Psychologist for starting Psychotherapy 🙂 Support us!

To assist you in "Efficiently Work Sports" Practice, we share grounded knowledge from Psychology areas, and Motor Learning + Skill Development. With professionals, EWS aims to provide Athletes, Coaches, and Parents with ways to improve Performance and Learning consistenly, while caring for Mental Health, and promoting it. From 5 Series, we offer diverse content for users to choose from: Expert Interviews | QBIO “Quick Bring It On” messages | IQ “Insight Quotes” | FR “Fresh Research” | PotW “Post of the Week" Quickly voice us your thoughts & questions at www.speakpipe.com/ewspodcast All content is aimed for Prevention and Educational Purposes, only. If you feel you are under intolerable physical strain, mentally struggling, or in any bigger pain, we always recommend seeking a Psychologist for starting Psychotherapy 🙂 Support us!

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Portugal

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To assist you in "Efficiently Work Sports" Practice, we share grounded knowledge from Psychology areas, and Motor Learning + Skill Development. With professionals, EWS aims to provide Athletes, Coaches, and Parents with ways to improve Performance and Learning consistenly, while caring for Mental Health, and promoting it. From 5 Series, we offer diverse content for users to choose from: Expert Interviews | QBIO “Quick Bring It On” messages | IQ “Insight Quotes” | FR “Fresh Research” | PotW “Post of the Week" Quickly voice us your thoughts & questions at www.speakpipe.com/ewspodcast All content is aimed for Prevention and Educational Purposes, only. If you feel you are under intolerable physical strain, mentally struggling, or in any bigger pain, we always recommend seeking a Psychologist for starting Psychotherapy 🙂 Support us!

Language:

English


Episodes

74 - A Pack of Essentials Working in Performance Psychology, w/ Dan Abrahams

6/12/2021
A Special Episode for EWS! 🦸‍♂️ It is with one of our most seeked Sport Psychologists, Dan Abrahams, and it is in a new format - I prepared some topics in a PowerPoint presentation, where me and Dan went along live talking about them. It was one of the hardest Interviews to prepare so far, since I knew Dan could cover many topics with expertise and eloquence. That’s why I decided to change the style a bit and found it to be one of EWS’ most complete conversations. We've covered a range of...

Duration:01:11:55

73. On Hitting and Responding to Plateaus (Skill Level Stuck) - QBIO #17

3/31/2021
On facing and dealing efficiently with 🧱 Plateaus. Not an experience to be dreaded. We lay out 2 possible routes for one to go about them. (more soon) ___ -- We appreciate your feedback: By leaving a Review for EWS HERE, you are automatically helping athletes/youngsters in need (see website) >>> https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/ews-building-psychology-for-op-1017732 -- Explore EWS Fully >>> https://flow.page/ews -- Tell us your thoughts / questions by audio - quick and anonymously...

Duration:00:13:07

72. Failure Does Not Exist, @What Drives Winning - PotW #16

3/30/2021
What Drives Winning? 😼 A cool way to introduce this PotW from one of our favorite Youtube Channels. Here Brett Ledbetter brings in a Stellar conversation around Failure to tweak our Perception of it for Good (plus, with an EXTRA clip from Kobe Bryant! - one should look closer at this man's Legacy 🙏). So, I hope we finally hammered this home to hone the goodies of making mistakes. When you fail at something... Do you usually get frustrated? Demoralized? Worrying about what other start to...

Duration:00:21:36

71. An Ode to Gratitude - Benefits, Thoughts, Menaces - from Cicero, IQ #16

3/28/2021
A Special IQ Episode laying out 🙏 some Scientific benefits shown for Gratitude; some thoughts and considerations; ideas for practice; and some ramblings about potential risks you will probably not here anywhere else, as they are 3 elements that EWS Founder came up with and wanted to raise awareness to! We speak about virtues here, how deliberately practicing Gratitude regularly can be helpful in what regards to your performance as an Athlete, some ideas to keep in mind and to implement,...

Duration:00:40:24

70. Parents Find their Way in Youth Sport - Risks & Healthy Approaches, w/ John O'Sullivan

3/24/2021
Excited to receive 💥 TedX Speaker and "Changing the Game Project" Founder, John O'Sullivan! Sharing knowledge and resources especially for Parents and Coaches in Youth Sports. _____ Quotations: "My favorites parts of the week are getting out there with the 13yo boys that I coach in Soccer, because that really keeps me connected to everything that I'm doing - as a Parent, as a Coach, as someone who is trying to create an experience for children that is not transactional, but...

Duration:01:16:08

69. Fear of Failure & What Others Think, @Sport Psychology Podcast - PotW #15

3/23/2021
You know the apprehension 😳 of not being able to correspond to the expectations of important others. A fear of what other people think of you or of your levels of performance can influence your thoughts and behavior for worse... We don't want that to happen. So we enter here on a ramble for assisting with these situations. Besides some orientation, we direct to 2 options of professional help for given cases. -- The Episode Referenced from Dr. Patrick Cohn Here _____ -- We appreciate...

Duration:00:26:37

68. Real Perseverance: Finding True Passion and Turning Defeats into Triumphs, w/ Michael Bentt (Champion)

3/17/2021
EWS receives former World Heavyweight Boxing 🥊 Champion Michael Bentt! Michael is an inspiring figure in the Boxing world, and a protagonist in Netflix Series, “Losers” - Starring out on the Pilot. On this long and rich conversation we dive on Topics that go beyond what Michael passed anywhere else. We talked about Struggles he had ; Specific interesting parts of his Journey ; Relationship with his Father ; Boxing episodes ; Low Depressive times ; Contrasts between Boxing & Acting ; and...

Duration:01:31:22

67. On Feedback (Feed-forward!) - Effective Comments to Performance Optimization, QBIO #16

3/16/2021
What if all the comments 🗨️ you received when performing a task were powerful enough to make you happy you listened to those, as well as useful for learning and improvement?? We're talking about the different ways of providing feedback! What different impacts they can have? (check episode #20 btw! On this QBIO we will not explore this big Theme in-depth for sure. But we present a creative idea (coming from John Kessel) on transforming the energy attached to the assumptions around...

Duration:00:10:07

66. On Failure, Expectations, Mindset, Interventions, @Sport Psychology Hour - PotW #14

3/15/2021
Listen in for an Overview ⚗️ of a big reference on Podcasts on this realm of Sport Psychology. The Sport Psychology Hour hosted by Dr. Andrew Jacobs, who has +40 years of experience working on the field as a Psychologist. I mention a talk he had there recently with Amanda Clements, about Failure and Expectations. Alongside this all, I made some important notes for any Athlete, Coach, or Parents to have in consideration regarding the work of a Psychologist, especially regarding strategies...

Duration:00:17:57

65. The Power of Anticipation - Key Aspect to go Above Average, from Gretzky, W. - IQ #15

3/14/2021
Technical abilities 🏌️‍♂️ are not enough to be a great player. Adding to that Physical and Tactical excellence and it’s still not enough to be stellar! So what does it take to achieve expertise and become a player that stands out from the rest of the competition? Hint: an ability to see into the future... How is it, exactly?? Wishy washy stuff? No, you will keep focused, super attuned in the present moment... And with practice, the rest will come. Magic happens. On this IQ, grabbing from...

Duration:00:18:00

64. (!) Parental Practices to Solidify Child’s Athlete Character, w/ Richard Shorter

3/10/2021
A big one for Parents, finally! 👨‍👦 “Non-Perfect Dad” Richard Shorter joins EWS to talk with Host Gonçalo Marques about Parenting Approaches to youngsters in sports. Keep in mind that this go crosswise and there's Educational gems packed here. We go through what may be healthier, and more enriching for a proper athlete and child development, and through what can be more inappropriate, or maladaptive in that sense. Always in mind that our main purpose is to promote reflection into one’s...

Duration:01:17:04

63. Ready? Fire! Aim... On Excessive Preparation, QBIO #15

3/9/2021
Having imprecise shots 🎯 in your practice (whatever they may be)? Great!! How so “great”, are you kidding??! No, these fails and imprecisions are good for development. They can be your little coaches voicing to you what you need to adjust the next time. So, we didn’t incur on a mistake on writing the title for this QBIO. This one is to make you remind that the off-target attempts in your practices (i.e. shots, passes, technical executions...) CAN BE effective teachings! Teachings to make...

Duration:00:10:22

62. Overview to The Constraint Led Approach - CLA (Perception Action Podcast), PotW #13

3/8/2021
It’s common sense that Obstacles 🕸️ block, or impair, one’s level of performance. But what if some obstacles can propel better learning + great developments in your performance? This can certainly be true, and there’s Science to back it up, as well as real case reports in favor of that. This is based on the CLA (Constraints Led Approach) and we learned about it from THIS GUY & from *THIS PODCAST* (reference of this PotW!) See, the main logic: by inserting some tweaks on a certain task a...

Duration:00:14:33

61. Put Everything You Have/Are on the Minimum that You Do - Giving the Best, from Ruiz, M. - IQ #14

3/4/2021
Giving your best 🚅 is super appreciated by Teammates, Coaches, and Society in general. But does this really mean? And what does one's best involve? Is it static? Is it malleable? On this co-produced IQ episode, we dive in the intricacies of what it means to give our best in the activities we partake. In sports or otherwise. We pay attention to some issues connected with this big topic (that can touch on so many important elements to take in consideration!). I know there's much more to...

Duration:00:21:26

60. Let's Evolve - Mindful Sports Performance Enhancement MSPE, w/ Tim Pineau PhD

3/3/2021
EWS Expert talk, w/ Dr. Tim Pineau ☯️ - Researcher and Clinical Psychotherapist; co-creator of the Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement program (MSPE); Author, and Sports Consultant. We went over things like how Mindfulness principles can be applied to student-athletes lives; talked about ways on how to be at ease, and even grow professionally and personally, from difficult emotions; talked about appropriate times to be in auto-pilot mode, and, on the flip side, some hindrances that it can...

Duration:01:03:16

59. “Listen to me. This is what works!” OR “May I suggest you something?” Power of Questions, QBIO #14

3/1/2021
Assuming something upfront from Behavior X is rash. ⁉️ Inquiring and Exploring is wise. Want to know more about your internal processes? As a coach / parent, want to get closer to your athlete / child and ‘efficiently work’ to help him? The best road I know to get there is the one with QUESTIONS. On this QBIO, not only is shared the power of questions, but more importantly, the intent and the stance one should enter while posing them (Hint: always curiosity...!) It might seem trivial,...

Duration:00:09:35

58. In Honor of Fair Play - Essential Element to E-W-S, PotW #12

2/27/2021
Which moments in Sports get you the chills? ⬜ I get emotional with moments of Fair Play. And it’s about this essential Principle filled with great values that we get on a ramble for this PotW. No particular reference to a post, just sharing 4 touching episodes representative of Fair Play. With these, and by sharing some thoughts about it, EWS hopes to raise awareness for what matters most across Sports, and what should be embodied and taken to other areas of life. Because what would be of...

Duration:00:16:55

57. The Limitless Potential of the Present Moment, from Carrey, J. - IQ #13

2/26/2021
What gets in front of you as an obstacle to your best/fluid performance? 🎏 Whatever it is, it almost certainly spurs from thoughts (about the past or the future) or unproductive states of mind. How can you around it? Is it really AROUND the thoughts? We are not providing a stellar technique that will be the solution to all those problems that might get an athlete in suboptimal levels. Still, we dive in on a ramble recalling the goodies of bringing oneself back to the present moment. For...

Duration:00:19:17

56. OPTIMAL Model in Sports: Empowering Athletes and Learning Environments, w/ Wulf G. & Lewthwaite R.

2/24/2021
Introducing the OPTIMAL Model (for E-W-S?) 🙌 with leading Researchers Gabriele Wulf & Rebecca Lewthwaite. 👩‍🔬 Tune in to get to know the 3 elements that constitute this solid scientific model which can assist athletes or any other person in their performance and learning processes. On this extended conversation we dive into some motivational variables for you to get to know what might impair your training moments, and which ones can you tweak so that you get more “in the zone”. All the...

Duration:01:31:22

55. Bringing Kaizen - LA Lakers Story, QBIO #13

2/22/2021
Big improvements can come 📐 from small processes in training. Deliberately doing certain activity and know what to look for in that is the way to go. But it only sustains if: 1. It’s a smart move ; 2. You stick to it (but keep flexible in reviewing it!) ; 3. Believe you can improve. On this QBIO, I got a bit of the rails with time, but it was for good reasons. Here I distill more about this, and I present the idea of Kaizen - coming from a story of NBA star coach Pat Riley, in the...

Duration:00:10:07