Combining muscle memory and confidence; the perfect free throw

Since he was a kid, Alex Frazier has been undersized. He grew up a point guard constantly learning how to adjust his playing style to the larger players around him and get his shot off despite taller defenders. Developing his game at a bit of a disadvantage,  Frazier took advantage where he would. His size … Continue reading Combining muscle memory and confidence; the perfect free throw

Cal Poly baseball players are living their dreams

This is Kyle Marinconz, the sophomore starting second baseman/shortstop for the Cal Poly Mustangs. Like many Cal Poly hopefuls, when Marinconz first came to campus to visit he knew something felt right. He was impressed by the academics that the school offered and the sheer beauty of the campus, but the deciding pull-factor turned out to … Continue reading Cal Poly baseball players are living their dreams

Psychology is Getting Players Back from Injury Faster

Working back from injury is difficult physically for obvious reasons, but what many people don't think about is the toll it can take on athletes mentally. Athletes who compete at the highest levels are expected to come back from injury as soon as possible and regain their form from before the injury right away, but … Continue reading Psychology is Getting Players Back from Injury Faster

Sports Psychology is Changing the Approach to Team Sports

A proficiency that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations, sport psychology is taking over the world of competitive team sports. Since the 1990's teams across all team sports have started to hire … Continue reading Sports Psychology is Changing the Approach to Team Sports