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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

Oct
08

Calming the Mind with Mental Rehearsal

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“I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It's like having a mental workshop.” - Jack Youngblood Most, if not all, athletes have been there. Some have learned to deal with it while others relinquish the fight and give in to it. We are talking about the moments, however fleeting in their nature, when an athlete loses control of … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Why Worry – Play Ball

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“If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit – you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.” – Bear Bryant The state of an athlete’s mental game in football is affected by what an athlete choose to focus their football mind on. Obtaining football confidence is more than likely to be the … [Read more...]

Sep
10

Rice Let Down by Lack of Mental Toughness

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Raymell Mourice "Ray" Rice has consistently demonstrated his superior football mind and football confidence on the field, by ranking as the Baltimore Ravens' second all-time leading rusher behind Jamal Lewis (7,801) with 5,940 yards, and is also second in rushing attempts (1,273) and rushing touchdowns (37), and third in combined touchdowns … [Read more...]

Sep
07

How Successful Athletes Stay Calm

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“Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up” – Knute Rockne The football mind, more often than not, enjoys engaging in banter (self-chat), analysis, thoughts about future events and outcomes. While some forms of chatter can prove to be an asset to an athlete, the opposite can be said of certain other … [Read more...]

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...]