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 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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Academy Football, Professional Football, Injuries and Early Retirement

Brendan Pearson

Sports Psychology Tips: Academy Football, Professional Football, Injuries and Early Retirement Brendan Pearson was a talented goalkeeper who progressed through Newcastle United’s academy system, signing professional terms.  He went on to play for the club’s under 23’s and had spells on loan where he played for Gateshead F.C.  He also spent time between the posts …

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