Archive for December, 2011

Gaining a mental edge: How Ilya Bryzgalov can maximize his potential

Photo courtesy of The Globe and Mail.

As some of you may already know (if you’ve been following my tweets, you probably do), I took a sports psychology class this term at Carleton.

Our major assignment was to develop a psychological training plan for a professional athlete. I considered three players: Sidney Crosby (and the mental component to his injury rehabilitation), Roberto Luongo, and Ilya Bryzgalov.

As you can see, I chose the latter — mainly because of this. Here’s what I came up with.

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News never sleeps

“News never sleeps.” It’s an old adage I’ve heard many times before. Today, I got to experience it firsthand.

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