Goalkeeping Psychology Tips: How to Improve Your Focus

Goalkeeping Psychology Tips How to Improve Your Focus

Goalkeeping Psychology Tips: How to Improve Your Focus Many goalkeepers can get caught out with how they focus their attention. In this video I share with you 3 tips for goalkeepers so that you can put behind you mistakes and improve your focus. Visualise being the calm, composed goalkeeper and how you will respond to …

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How To Overcome Self-Doubt When You’re A Goalkeeper

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: How To Overcome Self-Doubt When You’re A Goalkeeper Self-doubt can erode confidence if you let it Can you be too hard on yourself when you’re in goal in a match or afterwards when assessing your performance?  We are naturally wired to think negatively, yet too many of these thoughts are guaranteed to …

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Goalkeepers – Does your warm up have to be perfect for you to feel confident

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Goalkeepers – Does your warm up have to be perfect for you to feel confident Many goalkeepers feel that they must have a good warm up to start a match well Does your confidence level dip if you have a poor warm up? I’ve noted over the years of supporting goalkeepers that …

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Goalkeeper Mental Toughness Shouldn’t Be Left To Chance

Goalkeeper Mental Toughness

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Goalkeeper Mental Toughness Shouldn’t Be Left To Chance Most goalkeepers prefer to make technical or physical changes instead of improving their mental approach Over years of supporting goalkeepers I have noticed that if there is an issue in their game or if they’ve made a few mistakes.  Rather than addressing what is …

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Managing Goalkeeper Confidence

Managing Goalkeeper Confidence

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Managing Your Confidence When You’re A Goalkeeper How you analyse your performance is crucial for managing goalkeeper confidence Every goalkeeper I speak to or support has made a mistake.  Goalkeepers are not robots, they are human beings after all. This is why managing goalkeeper confidence is so important. Most weeks, there are …

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Helping Boost Young Goalkeepers Self Confidence

Helping Young Goalkeepers Gain Self Confidence

Goalkeeper Psychology Tips: Helping Boost Young Goalkeepers Self Confidence Confidence in your ability is essential to succeed Often children are placed in goal as a punishment or because no-one else wants to go in goal – what sort of message is that telling them about the position? Especially as the goalkeeper’s role is arguably the most …

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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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