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


Confidence Building – III


“Confidence is contagious. So is the lack of it.” Vince Lombardi Repetitive, doom-laden thoughts are common to athletes. Such thoughts are both a feature of depressed, out-of-balance neurochemistry and of the way that memory is networked. Because depressed neurochemistry focuses on negativity, your thoughts dwell on sad things that happened … [Read more...]


Workouts Boost Football Confidence


“Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication” ---Roger Staubach Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ body, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the … [Read more...]


Be the “Muhammad Ali” in your sport


“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, and a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill”--- Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxing champion whose brash yet playful public persona, admirable mental toughness … [Read more...]


Evaluate Your Mental Game


"Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles." - Alex Karras Building football mental toughness is about regulating your emotions, managing your thoughts, and behaving in a positive manner, despite your circumstances. Mental toughness involves more than just willpower; it requires hard work and commitment. Growing stronger requires … [Read more...]


Identifying Performance Obstacles


“If you play football, there's going to be a 100 percent injury rate. Something is going to be bothering you. So I just try to focus on the things that I can do to help my team” ----Larry Fitzgerald Mental obstacles refer to any psychological or emotional issue that interferes with your ability to perform your best consistently in the … [Read more...]