Sport Psychology


Goal setting, positive self-talk, dealing with pressure, and pre-competition planning are just a few topics that all athletes should be aware of. Learn from our Mental Performance Consultant and learn how to control your mind, thoughts, and daily decisions on and off the court!

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The Psychology of Success

Naomi Zitt-James is a graduate of the Applied Sports Psychology Master’s program at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and currently works as a Mental Performance Consultant (MPC). As an MPC, Naomi’s job is to help athletes optimize their performance by implementing mental skills. Some of the mental skills include:




Dealing w/ Pressure


Positive Self-talk


Pre-Competition Planning

Meet Our Lead Mental Performance Consultant

Naomi is a member of the Canadian Sports Psychology Association (CSPA) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and Sports Studies. She also has her Mental Health First Aid certification from the Mental Health Commission of Canada. As a former University basketball athlete from Bishop’s University, she understands exactly what it means to be a student athlete which only adds to her skill set. Her goal is to assist in strengthening the mental aspects of performance while helping athletes to gain a mental advantage.

Naomi Zitt-James

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