Developing Mentally Strong Footballers

the demystifying mental toughness episode 97 by david charlton with gary curneen

Developing Mentally Strong Footballers Gary Curneen is currently the Assistant Coach at Racing Louisville FC.  He is also the founder of Modern Soccer Coach, the author of the Modern Soccer Coach book series and a podcast host.  His goal is to bring in-depth content to soccer and football coaches on topics that really matter in …

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How to Overcome Mental Blocks in Football

Demystifying Mental Toughness episode 93 dan abrahams

How to Overcome Mental Blocks in Football Dan Abrahams is a sport and performance psychologist. A former professional golfer, Dan has 25 years experience in high performance sport, and has spent the last 15 years as a qualified sport psychologist working with some of the best sports competitors in the world. He has held several …

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From Professional Football and Goalkeeping to Physiotherapy

From Professional Football and Goalkeeping to Physiotherapy Carl developed a keen interest in Physiotherapy whilst playing for Newcastle United from the age of 13, to senior reserve team level and England. Following an injury, Carl completed a degree in Applied Health and Exercise Science and subsequently in Physiotherapy. Carl started his career as a Physiotherapist …

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Before, During and After Professional Football

Before, During and After Professional Football Danny Thomas is a former professional footballer who started his career as a trainee at Nottingham Forest and Leicester, making his debut in the Premiership against Newcastle United.  He went on to maintain a career in the game playing for a number of clubs including A.F.C Bournemouth.  He is …

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How to Support Young Footballers

How to Support Young Footballers Edu Rubio is a highly motivated football coach experienced in team management and coaching.  Where he has spent time coaching at Valencia C.F., Chelsea Football Club and is now a technical consultant at Crystal Palace Football Club. Edu is highly skilled in the development of players & team performance. He …

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Why Talking Matters

Why Talking Matters Mental Toughness is not just about getting your head down and gritting it out, it’s more complex than that.  Simply talking about the situations that we find ourselves in, our problems or challenges can help people in lots of different ways, even if you are mentally tough. You’ll find in this episode, …

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How Does Sport Psychology In Elite Football Academies Help

How Does Sport Psychology In Elite Football Academies Help James Maurice is a HCPC Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist, and is currently in his first year of his PhD looking into parental engagement within elite academy football at Wolverhampton University.   James is also a member of the Sport Psychology team at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football …

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Thriving in Professional Football

Thriving in Professional Football Jamie Forrester is a former professional footballer with a 19-year playing career.  Jamie represented Leeds United FC at Premier League level, numerous other clubs both at home and abroad including Hull City, AJ Auxerre (France) and FC Utrecht (Holland) as well as England U15, U16 & U18 which also included 2 …

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How to Develop Mental Toughness with Young Footballers

How to Develop Mental Toughness with Young Footballers Natalie Henderson is Professional Football Coach and with many years’ experience working with Premier League & International Youth Athletes, both male and female.  She was also the first ever full-time female coach to work in a Men’s Premier League Academy as well as a proud winner of …

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