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    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

Aug
24

Letting Go of Errors – Coach Yourself

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“We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play?” - Bud Wilkinson What makes a good coach? Among other things, a good coach can raise an athlete’s football confidence and strengthen their football mind. A good coach will be even tempered, level headed and will … [Read more...]

Aug
16

Eliminate Expectations that Cause Anxiety

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“Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing.” - Peyton Manning Football mental toughness is the sum total of many parts. The state of an athlete’s football confidence, their football mind and overall football psychology are all but a few of the parts that, when aligned correctly, can provided the superior edge … [Read more...]

Jul
26

Wasting Energy on the Uncontrollables

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"Don't tell me how rocky the sea is, just bring the ship in." - Lou Holtz Like most power sources, the football mind, runs on a finite amount of fuel and has its own maximum capacity for possible resource consumption and therefore output. It does not matter how much coal you shove in the furnace; once it has reached its maximum load it will chug … [Read more...]

Jul
14

How Seeking Approval Weakens Your Game

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“If you can’t accept losing, you can’t win.” – Vince Lombardi One of the most beneficial attributes an athlete can possess, while striving towards reaching peak performance, is a strong football mental game. The ability to block out all the internal and external noise enables the football mind to focus on the essential details that can impact on … [Read more...]

Jul
08

How Perfectionism Instills Fear of Failure

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“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi “What is so wrong about having the perfect football mind?” athletes often ask. Well, apart from the fact that a perfect football mind does not exists, not much else. There is also nothing wrong with an athlete who works hard towards perfecting … [Read more...]