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

  • 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.

  • 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 – 4 keys


"To me, football is so much about mental toughness; its digging deep, it’s doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms". Tom Brady The great thing about mental toughness is you can learn the skills and strategies - implement them and be the best on the field. Football mental toughness comes … [Read more...]


Mental Toolkit for Toughness


“Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.” - Alex Karras Professional athletes go through numerous challenges in the game of football. For some, challenges may show themselves on a daily basis; for others, less frequently. Facing those challenges can be difficult at times; especially if you don’t have the proper mental tools to … [Read more...]


Sport Psychologists & Mental Toughness


“Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.” ----Vince Lombardi For some players, the gifts of confidence and composure are entirely natural. But for the majority, football mental skills are qualities to be acquired and polished in the same way a player might build … [Read more...]


Building Confidence with a Pre-Game Routine


“I’m doing the same routine every week, studying tapes and working hard, getting ready to play and making good decisions on Sundays”~ Peyton Manning Routines are one of the most important aspects of the football mental game that athletes can develop to improve their training and competitive performances. The fundamental value of routines is … [Read more...]


Parenting & Youth Football


“Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations”—Tom Brady To contribute to the success of a sport program, parents must be willing and able to commit themselves … [Read more...]