Mental Health Preparation in Professional Snooker
August 24th 2017
With the start of the snooker season now in full flow, this article will focus on the basic mental health preparation for professionals in the sport. With a growing interest in mental health, it is important to consider the relevance of mental health in sport and this article pays particular attention to mental health in snooker. This article gives an outline for exploring and considering the mental health preparations for the elite snooker professionals at the beginning of the snooker season.
A Focal Discussion of Mental Toughness in Snooker
June 9th 2017
Much of the professional game of snooker encompasses the notion of competition. Thus, the competitive nature of sport is surrounded by the thoughts of mental toughness in order to accomplish the best possible chance of winning. I present some elements that are focal to a winning mentality in snooker of which I have previously written for a former World Snooker Champion.
Mind Over Snooker
May 8th 2017
It’s quite poignant that on Mental Health Awareness week, that I have decided to discuss aspects of the positive contribution that the game of snooker could give to the professionals that play the game and to discuss the phenomenon of fear and anxiety around winning or losing in snooker. Alongside my research study in collaboration with World Snooker on an extensive research study around mental health awareness in snooker, I felt the need to explore aspects of mental health and well-being from the lens of snooker through the professional arena of the sport.