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CIJM SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY SEMINARS ORGANIZED BY MOC

  • Recently the Maltese Olympic Committee was  responsible for the organization of   Sports Psychology workshops funded by the International  Committee of the Mediterranean Games  CIJM  - which  workshops are bound to help promising  athletes to qualify for the next edition of the  Mediterranean Games to be held in Tarragona in 2017

The workshops which were officially opened by MOC President Mr.Julian Pace Bonello were under the responsibility of MOC Sports Medicine Director Dr.Lucienne Attard.

Main lecturers for the workshops were two leading Sports Psychologists namely  Dott. Alberto Cei CONI psychologist from Tor Vergata University Rome  and,  Prof Matej Tusak from the University of Ljubljuana and the Slovenian Olympic Committee.

The three day seminars and workshops were part of a longer term programme to improve mental focus and psychological skills in sporting events. Leading athletes and respective coaches took active part both in theory and practical sessions while practicing their disciplines.

National sports associations affiliated with the MOC representing athletics, gymnastics, judo, shooting, swimming, triathlon, weightlifting and wrestling participated in these workshops.

 

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Charles Camenzuli

Director of Media

Maltese Olympic Committee