What’s Football Psychology?

    There are many psychology tools you can apply in football. Football psychology is the study of a person’s behavior in a sport or sports-related activity. It is a specialization that seeks to understand psychological/mental factors that affect performance in sports, physical activity, and exercise. You’ll learn goal setting, relaxation, visualization, self-talk, concentration, confidence, using rituals, attribution training, awareness and control.  CLICK to Read more about Football Psychology

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    Football Psychology Programs

    Our team will provide you with the skills needed to reach Peak Performance in football. We offer: On-on-One Mental Game Coaching, Team Mental Game Coaching, Coaching Consultation, and Coaching for Parents. We offer three, six or twelve month packages. Our mental game coaching programs are ideal for serious athletes who want to uncover the mental game barries that limit their performance. Click here to learn more about our Mental Coaching Programs.

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    Mental Game Coaching for Football

    At Living Well Centre in the Sport Psychology Division, we help athletes improve their mental skills needed to perform well in practice and in competition.  We help athletes by identifying thoughts and/or fears that limit their performance. Football Psychology Coach D. Coffey, MA, LPA, MGCP is a Psychologist who specializes in sport and fitness psychology, mental game coaching, and mental health services. CLICK to Read more about Football Psychology Coaching


Work and Play: Balancing an NFL Career and Everyday Life


“It’s a grind physically during the season every week, dealing with the hits and the physical pain that goes with playing in this game. But mentally it’s probably more taxing, so you need that ability to find that escape.” Aaron Rodgers Two-time professional football league MVP and Super Bowl XLV MVP Aaron Rodgers knows the nuances and … [Read more...]


Form and Function: Actualizing Mental Toughness for Football


“Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up.” Knute Rockne The legendary Knute Rockne, 4-time national champion for the University of Notre Dame ‘Fighting Irish’ college football team , sums up a time-tested adage about football: A well-tuned football mind is one teeming with football confidence and … [Read more...]


Football Mental Toughness


“I expect to make big plays, and when I don't I'm upset about it” - Drew Brees Often times what separates the great football mind from the ordinary ones is what their own perception of their game is. For instance some wide receivers with football confidence will make themselves big and noticeable on third and long whereas others will … [Read more...]


Mental Toughness in the NFL Combine


“Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.” Tom Brady While playing three to four years of college football gives scouts an idea of how players will transfer over to the NFL, the combine is a true indicator of when a … [Read more...]


Mental Toughness in College Football/Recruiting


"Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles."  Alex Karras Each year, millions of young athletes spend their falls playing high school football and their winters, springs and summers preparing for the season. Most high schools in America have a high school football program, but very few of those high school players end up making it to the … [Read more...]