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Esports Shadowboxing

This video lecture explores the concept of esports shadowboxing as a valuable tool for esports athletes, emphasizing its role in refining techniques, reacting fluidly, and employing the PETLEP framework for effective visualization. Instructor Reid “x0tek” Johnson Twitter | Liquipedia Esports Coach Reid “x0tek” Johnson began his esports career in 2003, playing in a World Cyber

Optimizing emotional arousal in esports

Optimizing Arousal in Esports

This video lecture explores optimizing arousal in esports for peak performance, referencing the Yerkes-Dodson Law. It introduces individual zones of optimal functioning, acknowledging unique player preferences. The discussion covers team dynamics and offers practical tools, including reversal theory concepts like focused breathing and logic statements, to help manage emotional arousal for better gameplay. Instructor Reid

Consistent Esports Performance Inchworm Model

Consistent Esports Performance: The Inchworm Model for Improvement

In this article, we’ll be introducing the concept of the “inchworm model”, as well as explore how esports teams can utilize it to enhance consistent esports performance of their players. From customizing practice regiments, to structuring long-term improvement, to developing a culture with the proper mindset, this model can help navigate core questions and issues teams may face when developing star players and rosters.

Weightlifting for Young Gamers: Does it Stunt Growth?

Weightlifting for Young Gamers: Does it Stunt Growth?

This article dives into the rationale behind starting weightlifting for young gamers and dispels some commonly held myths.

What Truly Matters? A Coach’s Perspective on Player Scouting in Esports

Esports teams are defined by their successes, but player scouting in esports and acquiring the right players can be a risky and expensive undertaking. While traditional sports have long-term pipelines, Esports is relatively new and lacks such infrastructure. In this article, a former professional player and coach with 20 years of Esports experience offers insights

Weight Loss for Gamers

This article is written from the perspective of Jordan “JTruth” Clouse about his weight loss journey and how it impacted his physical and mental performance.  Jordan “JTruth” Clouse Twitter | Liquipedia Player Jordan “JTruth” Clouse is an American player who has played Fortnite competitively for Evil Geniuses and Space Station Gaming.

Improving Decision Making: Faster Processing for Faster Reaction Time in Esports

This article aims to provide an overview of a framework for the decision-making process, as well as practical advice for improving decisions in esports and gaming. Instructor Reid “x0tek” Johnson Twitter | Liquipedia Esports Coach Reid “x0tek” Johnson began his esports career in 2003, playing in a World Cyber Games qualifier for Age of Mythology.

burnout in esports

Burnout in Esports

This course dives into the process behind burnout and how it can be prevented / managed in esports. Instructor Brett Becker Occupational Therapist Twitter | Linkedin Brett Becker MS, OTR/L, ACE-CPT is an Occupational Therapist and an American Council on Exercise (ACE) personal trainer where he has history working with traditional athletes. His traditional sports experience includes

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