Category Archives: FPA Performance

  • Coaching high school football

    Coaching Goes Far Beyond Performance on the Field

    By Benjamin Snyder, Ph.D. Some Coaching Lessons Create a Recipe for Off Field Success   In the field of psychology, self-determination theory states that environments that promote autonomy, competence, and relatedness are necessary for the development of adaptive functioning and psychological growth. This means that individuals who are taught that they are in control of Read More

  • Perfectionism - athlete working out

    Perfectionism and Performance: The Double Edged Sword

    Written by: Abigail Saneholtz, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist What is Perfectionism?   Do you push yourself to be the best? The best athlete, dancer, singer or musician? Do you get upset with yourself when you’re anything less than perfect? While we all strive towards excellence, some individuals have great difficulty accepting being less than number one. Read More