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


Mental Toughness Toolkit for Success’


“I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It’s like having a mental workshop.” Jack Youngblood Hall of Fame defensive end Jack Youngblood summarizes a key aspect of a dominant football mind – utilizing a mental toolkit in order to boost one’s football mental toughness. Such toolkits are customized personal mental tools for the … [Read more...]


Confidence: The Precursor to Football Mental Toughness


“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.” Joe Namath Hall of Fame enshrined and championship-winning former professional football quarterback Joe Namath knows a thing or two about football confidence. ‘ Hollywood’ Joe famously predicted a championship on the eve of football’s … [Read more...]


Mental Toughness and Motivation


“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” Vince Lombardi The love of the game is just one component of a great football mind. The love of routine competition is another part of building football confidence. Measuring one’s unique skills against … [Read more...]


Football Mental Toughness the SMART Way


“Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there.”- Bo Jackson Former dual-sport athlete Bo Jackson knows all about the value of setting goals and emphasizing goal evaluation in order to achieve the football mental toughness needed for on-the field success. As both a former professional football player and a professional baseball … [Read more...]


Mind Over Matter: Cerebral Success for Football


“I don't train for football; I train more for a lifestyle”. Ray Lewis Legendary professional football linebacker Ray Lewis’s words above echo the same sentiment that can be attributed to any successful football mind: athletic training of the body is not enough to elevate your game to champion-worthy status. Football mental toughness is as … [Read more...]