Beating Perfectionism as a Goalkeeper

Beating Perfectionism as a Goalkeeper

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Beating Perfectionism as a Goalkeeper Are you searching for perfection? If you lack self-belief and confidence when you train and in matches, maybe you have perfectionist tendencies? Perfectionists demand an awful lot from themselves, arguably too much.  They can be fixated on performing to an unreachable level.  These high and unrealistic expectations …

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Goalkeeping at Your Best Under Pressure

Are you a goalkeeper who thrives under pressure

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Goalkeeping at Your Best Under Pressure Do you embrace big moments in matches? Whatever level you play at, I’m pretty sure that you’ve experienced feeling under pressure.  How you go on to cope with that pressure often is the difference between making that crucial save and not. Do you have techniques that …

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Learning Mental Toughness Lessons from David De Gea,

Learning Mental Toughness Lessons from David De Gea

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Learning Mental Toughness Lessons from David De Gea De Gea often gives goalkeeping masterclasses but it hasn’t always been easy Coaches and parents, should take note, De Gea is a wonderful example for children.  Looking back at his career to date they can learn so many vital skills associated with Mental Toughness.  …

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Footballers are People, Like You and Me

Footballers are people like you and me

Football Psychology Tips: Footballers are People, Like You and Me In professional football players also experience life’s up and downs It has been well documented over the last few years about racial abuse directed at footballers.  Newspaper have discussed high profile footballers, like Raheem Sterling.  Talksport radio also interviewed Ebsfleet United goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore on his …

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