Dr. Richards is currently the Director of Mental Conditioning and Peak Performance at the Evert Tennis Academy she is originally from Trinidad and Tobago. She is also certified by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP-CC #505), received her Masters in Counseling specializing in Sports Psychology from Boston University and her PhD in Sport Psychology from Florida State University.
Dr. Vernice provides some serious gems in this interview including:
- Her Pyramid of Success: 1) Breathing at the base, 2) Then present moment focus, and 3) Openness/growth mindset at the top.
- How she teaches breathing and mindfulness
- Her definition of “compete”
You can follow Vernice on Twitter @VerniceRichards.