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John F. Mathers

Success on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour requires a specific blend of perceptuomotor abilities, technical proficiency, tactical awareness and mental skills. This case study describes the competitive structure of professional tennis and outlines the program of mental skills delivered to a professional tennis player over a 3-year period. The program embraced five stages: (1) education; (2) assessment/profiling; (3) mental skill learning; (4) application of mental skills in context and (5) evaluation, and was associated with some positive outcomes. This case study provides some possible guidelines for sport psychologists who may wish to provide consultancy services within professional tennis.

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Jamie Taber and Kat Longshore

sport and environment, and I could provide the general mental-training knowledge and expertise. The Case The current case aimed to design a mental-skills intervention to help recreational MMA athletes meet the psychological demands of their sport, in both local competitions/sparring and everyday

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Tyler L. Malone, Adam Kern, Emily Klueh, and Daniel Eisenberg

mental health intervention in athletes: Applying self-determination theory . Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1875 . PubMed ID: 31456725 doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01875 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01875 Shapiro , J.L. , & Etzel , E.F. ( 2018 ). An individualized multimodal mental skills intervention for

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Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Craig Hall, and Alison Divine

, & Hall, 2014 ). It is evident that research indicates the positive effects that both biofeedback interventions and imagery interventions can have on sport performance. Sport and performance researchers have investigated the effects of multimodal mental skills interventions that utilize the grouping of

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Tyler Makepeace, Bradley W. Young, and Scott Rathwell

Jensen ( 2019 ) have since reported on an 8-month mental skills intervention with a 42-year-old Japanese fencer using GS, imagery, self-talk, and attentional strategies, which showed considerable performance benefits. The current study addresses the dearth of information on MAs by exploring their views

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Tyler Makepeace and Bradley W. Young

being able to trace some progression from content to methods, though the few discrepancies between these hierarchical terms were not always clear. Thus, keeping in mind Vealey’s ( 2007 ) operational terms for mental skills interventions, we tried to attend to our coded data by first reflecting on the