25 May Please note, clicking on any of these links will take you directly to these websites. Dan Abrahams soccer psychology book Soccer Tough. 22 May Dan Abrahams is a global sport psychologist, working alongside leading players, Dan Abrahams Sport Psychology Book – Soccer Tough. Practice soccer for hours and you give yourself a great chance of becoming world Soccer Tough by Dan Abrahams | Chapter Kevin’s 10, Hours.

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The result was a victory over a top side. Then enjoy a feeling of freedom, dynamism and pace.

Soccer Tough discusses mindsets and techniques that, when applied with intentional effort, promise to unlock a player’s full performance potential. Soccer Tough demystifies this crucial side of the game and offers practical techniques that will enable soccer players of all abilities to actively develop focus, energy, and confidence.

He enjoyed taking DVDs home from the West Ham training ground to watch them play from the comfort of his sofa. Majed O rated it liked it Dec 03, But if you are a recreational player who touvh playing on a weekend for your local team or playing five-a-side with work colleagues then please do take a little more time to practice your game.

Soccer Tough will help banish the fear, mistakes, and mental limits that holds players back. Soccer psychology consultant Dan Abrahams shares the powerful techniques that have helped him develop reserve team players to become international players, and guided youth team players from slumps to first team contracts.

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Even if a player took only one idea forward from this book, their outlook, mindset and focus would see an improvement. David Shenson rated it really liked it Dec 31, Remember, a great coach is only as good as his students are at learning. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Working harder than socceg opposition only gets you so far.


Remain on your feet and stay focused as he tries to go around you. Mar 31, Andy Jun rated it it was ok. Soccer Tough 2 Dan Abrahams. An expert tennis player will see the way his opponent is shaping up to hit the ball. Recent science is showing us that the way we practice determines daj good we become at something.

Getting the balance The quantity and quality of your training is a big determinant of your trajectory as a footballer.

Soccer Tough by Dan Abrahams | Chapter 10: Kevin’s 10,000 Hours

The Science of Gymnastics Monem Jemni. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you start the process of becoming a student of the game then every minute you spend in learning mode counts toward your 10, hours of practice. This self-induced pressure forced him to focus his mind with a level of intensity that would be unusual for a teenage soccer player.

It is a kind of focused, repetitive practice in which you are always monitoring your performance, correcting, experimenting, listening to immediate and constant feedback, and always pushing beyond what you have already achieved. Deliberate practice involves feedback — verbally from others, visually from watching yourself play, or kinesthetically from your bodily feelings from your own mind. Kevin practiced a lot!

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For players of any sport Many players are “practice good,” but when it comes to high stakes situations, tend to under-perform. The Choice Philly McMahon. I found the book to be helpful but repetitive. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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He learnt to lose his marker by using his weight and body shape — he pretended to go one way then quickly shifted in another direction. As Joe side-foots the ball to the right Kevin sticks his foot out and knocks the ball away from Joe, socver from danger.

When you watch your models — try to see the world through their eyes. This starts by practicing more and then by making sure you tokgh taxing your togh as you train — stretching yourself. It is a bestseller in the UK, the States and in Australasia.

Maradona too was born into poverty and lived his first years in Villa Fiorito, a shantytown on the southern outskirts of Buenos Aires in Argentina. This is something I see time and again with soccer players.

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It was this degree of focus that played a huge part in his rapid progress. Laura rated it liked it Jan 19, Kevin played against older, better players Kevin was constantly challenged by those he played with every day.

Many players are “practice good,” but when it comes to high stakes situations, tend to under-perform. Edvardas rated it it was soccwr Jun 11, Jump up and win a header just like your model. Learn tools to deal with distraction and a noisy inner voice. You need a coach to tell you about your game, the things you can control.