“Playing year around, the mental side of your game is really important.”
Sports history is peppered with tales of superstitious athletes and their ‘lucky’ charms and even anecdotes of professional players pinning major losses on not following their game-day rituals. But Aussie basketball player, Ezi Magbegor isn’t one of them. Instead of placing her trust in an extrinsic object like a pair of lucky socks or jocks, the Australian Opals player focuses on her mental game.
“Playing year around, the mental side of your game is really important – both on and off the court,” says Ezi Magbegor on the latest episode of our podcast, Uninterrupted by Women’s Health Australia.
“I try not to get too low or high. I try to just remain steady. Games can be very intense… You don’t want to focus on something that if you…