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Emotional Regulation: Shaping Athlete Emotional Intelligence

As coaches, we are well aware that there is more to performance than just physical prowess. Let’s delve into the role of emotional regulation and explore how it influences every aspect of our athlete's performance. In this edition, I will outline the various strategies that can be employed to manage emotions effectively, drawing from academic research and practical insights. "Sport coaching is not just about honing the physical skills of an athlete but also about nurturing their mental fortitude. We, as coaches, play an instrumental role in shaping their emotional intelligence, enabling them to manage their emotions effectively for optimal performance." - Meg Wilson