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Step onto the pitch focused, confident, and positive. Walk off a winner.
In the first edition of Focused for Soccer, internationally renowned coach Bill Beswick uncovered the power of sport psychology for soccer players and coaches worldwide. Now completely revised and updated, this new edition cements its status as the essential guide for mastering soccer's mental game.
Focused for Socceremphasizes playing first with the head, then with the heart, developing decision-making skills, and keeping emotional responses in check. The practical tips, examples from top Premier League teams, and step-by-step techniques will help sharpen your skills and unleash your potential.
All aspects of the mental game are covered--from concentration and visualization techniques to building mental toughness and team cohesion. Featuring the latest coaching strategies for male and female players, match preparation, and communication, Focused for Soccer is your complete guide to a winning attitude and soccer success.
Renowned sport psychologist Bill Beswick shares mental training techniques he developed for England's Premier League--building mental toughness, fostering team cohesion, and visualizing success. As he establishes the theory, Bill provides examples and case studies from teams such as Manchester United, Middlesbrough and The England National team.