29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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Adversity Coping

By Dr. Gangyan Si

Peak performance is not about performing perfectly, it is about learning to cope with various adversities during competition. To cope well with adversity, athletes need to understand coping strategies and master mental skills. This presentation will talk about the new definition of peak performance, the classification of coping strategies, the mental skills required, and the role of a coach in adversity coping. A training program for adversity coping will be discussed.

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