Category: Psychology

Understanding how psychological factors can affect soccer performance and how training & match participation may affect psychological and subsequent physical factors. The specialist applied soccer specific psychologists within ISSPF will highlight cognitive and behavioural strategies to the viewers in order to improve their experience and performance when coaching or delivering specific content.

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Reflective Coaching Practice Soccer Psychology & Mental Skills Training

Reflective Coaching is considered a key factor in expert learning. It refers to the extent to which individuals are able to appraise what they have …

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Importance of Sport Psychology & Mental Skills Training

Ralf Rangnick wasted no time at all influencing the club with his philosophy. Making a sport or football psychology expert the first member of his …

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Developing Soccer Intelligence

With the World Cup 2026 heading to North America & contested within the CONCACAF regions of the USA, Mexico & Canada, the concept ‘football intelligence’ …

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Academy to 1st Team Transition

Thousands of players & even coaches who excel within the youth age groups but for some reason when exposed to the higher pressured environments, and …

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Sport Psychology & Mental Skills Training

Motivation is the foundation of all athletic effort and accomplishment… Ronald Koeman said he wished Lionel Messi the best through a social media posting… “Still hard …

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Using Sports Psychology & Mental Skills Training in Soccer

The England national team goalkeeper Jordan Pickford spoke about the role of the England team’s performance psychologist & the key role he has been playing …

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Integrated Approach to Soccer Training: Developing a Working Model

In recent years, team sports in general have shifted towards a trend in change concerning physical training and methodology of coaching. This is partly due …

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Sport Psychology: Transitioning Countries, Clubs & Levels

We have all known players & even coaches who excel within the youth age groups but for some reason when exposed to the higher pressured …

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How to Develop Resilience In Soccer

Soccer players & coaches have to deal with many obstacles and failures throughout their careers irrespective of their level of play, BUT are they prepared for it? Do …

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