BAF is excited to announce a virtual Sports Psychology workshop series for all BHS athletes this Fall.  These informative and interactive online workshops present a chance for athletes to practice sports psychology and mental training so they can return to play with an enhanced skill set.

In order to reach as many student athletes as possible, BAF is covering all expenses for this workshop series. Athletes only need to sign up here BHS Athlete Sign Up Form to participate. Tax-deductible donations to BAF to offset the $30/student cost of this program will be gladly accepted here:

Advance signup is required in order to receive the zoom link for each session.  Details on timing, topics and the presenter are below.

Virtual workshop dates:
Athlete Intro Presentation #1 – Tuesday, September 15 (8pm)
Athlete Intro Presentation #2 – Monday, September 21 (7pm)
Athlete Intro Presentation #3 – Wednesday, September 23 (7pm)
*choose only 1 of 3, the presentations will be the same, we’re offering a variety of times to make sure people can attend
Topic #1 MOTIVATION – Monday, September 28 (7pm)
Topic #2 CONFIDENCE – Wednesday, September 30 (7pm)
Topic #3 COPING/RESILIENCE/MENTAL TOUGHNESS- Tuesday, October 6 (8pm)
Topic #4 EMOTION REGULATION – Thursday, October 8 (7pm)
*sign up for as many Topics as you like
**topics chosen by BHS coaches

BHS Athlete Sign Up Form –


About the presenter:

Animo Performance Coach Juliano “Nano” Pereira is an elite level soccer player and coach from the Bay Area completing his master’s degree in Sport & Exercise Psychology from the University of Thessaly in Greece. Coach Nano has worked as an athlete and coach at all levels of sport across the full range of age groups, genders, and skill levels, including high school, college, and professional playing and coaching in the US and abroad. Nano is passionate about helping athletes and coaches maximize performance and enjoyment in their sport, particularly through psychological skills training. He founded Animo Performance in 2019 to help athletes and coaches improve their mental game. Now, Nano is writing his thesis about how athletes use music to regulate emotions as the final step of his master’s degree. He is also coaching club soccer, teaching workshops, and working with clients virtually during COVID-19 social distancing.

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