TO SOCCER PSYCHOLOGY
can a Sports Psychologist do to help soccer players ?
the season, the coach may have to deal with team motivational problems...
ANXIETY & RELAXATION
Most players have experienced nervousness before
a big game...
The process of practicing skills in your
mind rather than through physical practice...
A lack of self-confidence will have adverse
effects on performance...
An excellent way of developing confidence is
to set your players different goals...
& MENTAL CONTROL
Very few players actually practice concentration
as a real skill...
A TEAM (PSYCHOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW)
Coaches must take into account the personality
of players when building their team...
Good communication skills are vital for any
coach and player...
Attitude, discipline and behaviour all play
a major role in deciding team spirit...
INTO THE ZONE
article: Expert mental advice
by Ed O'Keefe