To watch

Our recommendations of documentaries and shorter videos on mental health in and out of sport

Documentaries

Athlete A

ATHLETE A follows the intrepid reporters, brave gymnasts, and legal team that put Larry Nassar behind bars and exposed decades of abuse at USA Gymnastics.

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The Silent Battle

Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson shares his story with mental health and addiction in elite sport.

Shorter videos

How to get free therapy in the UK

Our founder and CEO, Sophie Dodd, shares how you can get therapy for free (in the UK).

Emotional fitness: reflection of an Olympic swimmer 

Michael Jamieson discusses emotional fitness, mental health and his time in competitive swimming at the University of Strathclyde in an incredible TED talk. ​

Athletes and mental health: the hidden opponent 

USC Women's Indoor Volleyball player Victoria Garrick opens up about her own struggle with mental health as a student athlete, specifically situational depression, anxiety and binge-eating disorder. She wants to help others by sharing her story.

The secret of becoming mentally strong 

Amy Morin, licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist, explains how we can become stronger mentally.

Sport psychology - inside the mind of champion athletes

In his Ted Talk, Martin Hagger provides an overview of the kinds of techniques that elite athletes use to prepare psychologically for their sport, give details of the scientific research into these techniques and how they work, and how the techniques might be used by competitive athetes and coaches to maximise performance.