Sports Psychologist Alan Goldberg’s Bad Coaching Behaviours

May 09, 14 Sports Psychologist Alan Goldberg’s Bad Coaching Behaviours

Posted by in Coaching, Psychology

If you’re reading this post it’s because you’re either into coaching or you’re someone who is into learning about what makes a great one. Take a look at Dr. Goldberg’s list of examples – of behaviours that characterise ‘bad’ coaching. Here is some sound advice for anyone involved with coaching...

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Dan Abrahams: Saturday 8th March’14

Feb 27, 14 Dan Abrahams: Saturday 8th March’14

Posted by in Psychology

Just one week to go before Dan arrives in Dublin. On Friday night Dan will be taking a private session with the NDSL Academy Teams, KDUL and MGL along with some other players. Saturday will be the turn of the Coaches to get some sports Psychology onto their CV. Signed up so far are coaches from Limerick, Galway, Kildare, Cork,...

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Winning Mentality by Gary Neville

Sep 10, 13 Winning Mentality by Gary Neville

Posted by in Psychology

You’ve got to work at it A winning mentality is built up over a period of time. It’s not a case of being born with a good attitude and work ethic. It can grow inside you. You have to surround yourself with people that have accountability inside them. They want to win every single day. High standards have to be set. Bring out the...

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EXPERT TALK: Footblogball with Michel Bruyninckx

Footblogball has continued he’s series of excellent interviews with brain centered learning coaches. I’m delighted to be able to post this on the TCD blog for you. Footblogball: You have recently been working at AC Milan . Can you give us a brief insight as to what you were doing there and how responsive did you find...

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EXPERT TALK: Dan Abrahams by FOOTBLOGBALL

This is one of the best interview and insights into football psychology I have had the pleasure to read. Certainly some very unique and smart questioning by Mark O’Sullivan. HERE IT IS…. Dan Abrahams is a global sports psychologist helping people to high perform. His ability to de-mystify sport psychology is very...

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Visualisation and Innonence

Jul 30, 13 Visualisation and Innonence

Posted by in Psychology

Leading Sports Psychology expert Dan Abrahams in his highly recommended book SOCCER TOUGH refers to a young Wayne Rooney visualising a perfect performance before going to bed the night before a game.  Abrahams  says  that, visualisation if done in the right way can become a very important tool where this technique can be used...

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Parents should be seen and not heard…!

Jan 08, 13 Parents should be seen and not heard…!

Posted by in Psychology, Soccer Parents

We all have them and we all hate them (joke). Some of us have left teams because of them and others have even had them banned from the club. Yes, PARENTS, that’s who I’m taking about, the ones that rant and rage all game long (not all). The worst offenders are ego-driven parents who take personally any slights to their...

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