Photo Essay: Coping with Pressure

Photo Essay: Coping with Pressure

Introduction There are two types of athletes during a competition. There is the type of athlete that has the fitness and a skill required for the sport to be able to participate in the competition but is not successful. On the other hand, there is the type of athlete...
Experiencing the UK

Experiencing the UK

Ireland is divided into two countries; the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland (which is part of the United Kingdom). Yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Northern Ireland and I must say it was beautiful! We started the tour by going to the Dark Hedges which...
Photo Essay: Facing New Challenges

Photo Essay: Facing New Challenges

As stated in Photo Essay: UCD vs. F91 Dudelange mental toughness is defined as having the natural or developed psychological edge that enables you to cope better than your opponents with the many demands and related pressures that sport places on a performer (Jones et...
Photo Essay: UCD vs. F91 Dudelange

Photo Essay: UCD vs. F91 Dudelange

Yesterday was a very important day for my research project. I had been waiting on this day since I arrived to Dublin. After every practice that I had observed we were finally able to see the results of what our team has been working on. The UCD Men’s Soccer team...
Experiencing Gaelic Games.

Experiencing Gaelic Games.

Yesterday we had the opportunity to experience part of the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association). We began by learning more about the Gaelic Games (hurling, handball, gaelic football). We began by watching a video of each game and by being explained what each game meant...
First Weekend.

First Weekend.

Momma swan and Cygnets in St. Stephen’s Green. Memeber of El Buque Cuauhtemoc First Weekend of the program and I was able to explore the city of Ireland. I expected to learn more about the Irish culture and history and take lots of pictures! We went on a tour of...