Sports Psychology & MMA

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  1. ChinaMMABlog

    ChinaMMABlog Green Belt

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    VICE just published this profile of Jake Ellenberger and the implementation of sports psychology into his training camp.

    http://fightland.vice.com/blog/inside-the-psychology-of-jake-ellenberger

    Are there other fighters who are known to use sports psychology as part of training? What are your thoughts on the mental preparation aspects of MMA fighting and training?
     
  2. JudoThrowFiasco

    JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    GSP was very open about his use of a sports psychologist post Serra TKO.
     
  3. MajJ

    MajJ Banned Banned

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    I think Cheal said he got help from one when talking to Hall about confidence on TUF
     
  4. SeattleFightFan

    SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    interesting article, thanks TS
     
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    pointfighter Blue Belt

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    Chael says it's like his secret weapon
     
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    pclanadmin2 SFA3 Belt

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    pretty cool
     
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    Donald Cerrone saw one after the Pettis loss iirc
     

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