“The Mental Edge for Football”
Are you (or your athletes) performing inconsistently in games with less confidence in games than in practice? Do you lose confidence easily after a couple of blown plays? Do you become so frustrated with your game that you can’t focus on the next play?
If you answered yes to these questions, it’s a good bet that your mental game might prevent you from consistent performance in games. How much time do you spend improving your mindset for football compared to the time you spend improving your physical skills?
If you’re ready to improve your mental toughness for football and perform with stable self-confidence in games, I have a new mental training program for you.
VIDEO 6: Pre-Play Mental Preparationg for Consistency
Do you (or your athletes) struggle with feeling prepared before each play? Are you performing inconsistent?
The reason why you feel unprepared is due to the lack of your pre-play routine.
Consistent mental and physical preparation will lead to consistent performance in your game.
In order to have a solid pre-play routine, you have to know which mental skills to focus on.
In Video 6 of my series for football, I discuss how to be mentally prepared before each snap to help you play more consistently. Check it our here on my blog:
How to be Mentally Prepared
VIDEO 5: Flush Mistakes Quickly
Do you (or your athletes) get caught up in mistakes, leading to more mental errors?
The reason why you get so upset after making a mistake is because errors are deemed unacceptable.
We call that expectations.
It’s important for football players to not have expectations.
In order to flush mistakes quickly, you have to understand how to get rid of expectations..
In Video 5 of my series for football, I discuss how to flush mistakes quickly in the game. Check it out here on my blog:
How to Remove Expectations
VIDEO 4: Play the Game Intuitively (Trust your Skills)
Do you (or your athletes) start the game in practice mindset? Do you start overthinking what play you should run or become indecisive?
That means you are not trusting in your skills. So, how do you play intuitively on the football field?
In Video 4 of my series for football, I discuss 3 tips on how to trust your skills when you get to the football field. Check it out here on my blog:
How to Play Intuitively
VIDEO 3: Bring Confidence to the Football Game
Do you (or your athletes) wait until the first series or few plays of the game to decide how confident you are feeling that game?
We call that reactive confidence or leaving confidence to chance.
An important skill for football players is to have proactive confidence..
In order to have proactive confidence, you have to understand how to fuel up your confidence.
In Video 3 of my series for football, I discuss how to bring confidence to the game. Check it out here on my blog:
How to have Proactive Confidence
VIDEO 2: Improve Concentration in Football
Do you become distracted on the football field by fans, sidelines, coaches, or other?
Most football players can brush off these “external” distractions. However, the challenge is dealing with “internal” distractions. Internal distractions are you own internal gremlins that pop into your head.
An important skill for football players is to focus on the process–one play at a time. In video 2 of my series for football, I discuss how to focus your best on the field. Check it out here on my blog:
Concentrations Skills for Football
VIDEO 1: What is Mental Toughness in Football?
What is mental toughness for football players and what does it include? You probably think that mental toughness is about being physically tough. When you get knocked down, you jump right back up, correct? Not exactly. Mental toughness is about having a strong mental game too.
Mental toughness is about improving your mental skills to help you take your practice skills to games more consistently. Mental toughness is about coping with setbacks, mistakes, and challenges you’ll encounter daily in practice and games.
In my new video series, I discuss mental toughness for football players. Check it out here: