Dr. Vicky Gottwald
School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Institute for Psychology of Elite Performance, Bangor University, George Building, Holyhead Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2PZ
Tel: +44 (0)1248 382824
As an elite coach and member of the Institute for Psychology of Elite Performance (IPEP), Vicky’s outside interests and research aspirations are well aligned. Her research activities are currently centred around skill acquisition; more specifically, the utilisation of verbal instructions in directing attention effectively and the processes underlying human movement to improve motor performance. She is currently an active researcher in the following areas; focus of attention, practice with anxiety, talent development and physical literacy. Alongside this, Vicky is Head Coach of the Wales U13 Girls Programme and currently completing her UKCC Level 4 in Elite Coaching Practice.