Comebacks in Football

Football Mental Game

What leads to a comeback in football? And what causes a meltdown? Comebacks and meltdowns are on opposite sides of the spectrum but the basis of both is quite similar. Comebacks and meltdowns are affected by mindset, more particularly whether you are focused in the past, present or future. Whether or not you have a … Read More

How Football Players Get Confidence

Football Confidence

Self-confidence is defined as the belief in you ability to execute your football skills in games. Unfortunately, confidence can be fragile for many athletes–meaning it can up and down with every play. Mistakes can lead to slight doubts and these doubts undermine your self-confidence. Bad players, bad games, can cause athletes to doubt over the … Read More

Mental Preparation for Football Players

Football Mental Toughness

Peak performance in football comes from top mental and physical preparation. Consistent peak performance is the result of consistent mental preparation. To mental preparation shouldn’t be reserved for only the most important competitions during a season, yet many athletes prepare for regular season competitions differently than championship competitions. Mental preparation should be a part of … Read More

Nick Saban’s Approach to The Mental Game

Football Psychology Articles

Present-moment focus or future-focus? What exactly do these terms mean when playing football? These two terms are talked about quite often in football. They are also referenced as focusing on the process or focusing on outcomes. A present moment focus or process focus refers to immersing yourself in what is happening right now–the current play … Read More