Pressure Management Workshop: Delivering Your Optimal Performance Under Pressure

Caitlin really enjoyed her time with you on 2 February. We hope it was useful!

The abbreviated slides from the session are here. We shall be grateful if you would treat these as provided for your private use only.

We have detailed some further recommended reading below.

Recommended Reading


  • Peters, S., (2011). The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Programme for Confidence, Success and Happiness
  • Syed, M. (2011). Bounce: The myth of talent and the power of practice
  • Turner, M., & Barker, J. (2014). What Business Can Learn from Sport Psychology: Ten Lessons for Peak Professional Performance
  • Weisinger, H., & Pawliw-Fry, J. P. (2016). How to Perform Under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most
  • Williams, M., & Penman, D. (2011) Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World
  • Hardy, L., Jones, G., & Gould, D. (1996). Basic Psychological Skills. Understanding psychological preparation for sport: Theory and practice of elite performers (pp 11-42)

Academic Journals

  • Harmison, R. J. (2006). Peak Performance in Sport: Identifying Ideal Performance States and Developing Athletes’ Psychological Skills, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Vol 37, (3) 233-243
  • Hatzigeorgiadis, A., Golanis, E., Zourbanos, N., & Theodorakis, Y. (2014). Self-Talk and Competitive Sport Performance, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26, 1, 82-95
  • Holmes, P. S., & Collins, D. (2001). The PETTLEP approach to motor imagery: A functional equivalence model for sport psychologists. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 60-83
  • Orlick, T., & Partington, J. (1988). Mental links to excellence, The Sport Psychologist, 2, 105-130

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