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


A Coffey Note on Being Perfect

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"My success is the outcome of my work, I am willing to do the work". Delice Coffey Did you know... Perfectionists fear that if they give up perfectionism, they won't be good anymore at anything; they'll fall apart during the intense competition. In fact, perfectionism harms performance more than it helps. The worst thing about it, is the … [Read more...]


The Chasm between Confidence & Perfection


“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence”--- Vince Lombardi While all of us have a right to live our lives in pursuit of our dreams, the pressure we now put on ourselves to be special or great can lead to insecurity, narcissism and an actual decrease in our performance, abilities and football mental … [Read more...]


Control the Mind


“Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.” Vince Lombardi What separates good athletes from extraordinary athletes is often their ability to perform in high pressure situations. The best skills in the world aren’t … [Read more...]


Improving & Maintaining Football Fitness


“What’s the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence” —Terry Bradshaw To be able to compete at the very top level in any sport, it is no longer good enough to rely on just pure natural ability. Fitness levels are becoming crucial to success in the football mental game and football players have to adapt to new … [Read more...]


Staying Focused to Boost 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 Focus is the most misunderstood football mental factor among athletes. Most athletes think of focus as concentrating on one thing for a long time. But, given the complexity of the game and … [Read more...]