Excellent In Training But Terrible In The Game

How many times do you see that guy in training who has it all and then come match day can’t control a twenty yard pass? How many times do you dominate the pitch in training, collecting the ball under pressure and shielding it until the right moment to release it comes, then on match day…

I Was A Little Afraid

After hearing Mike Tyson talking about being heavyweight champion of the world and still being scared when walking into the ring I have had a fascination with the power of fear in sport. If the toughest man in the world can walk into a room and be scared what chance is there for anyone? In…

Attitude Killers

According to ex Manchester United sports psychologist Bill Beswick there are 2 great killers of player or team attitude, they are: Expectations and Consequences Expectations The more a player progresses the more expectation is put upon him. All players will worry about what people will say and think about them. They also set expectations about themselves. Consequences The…