News & Updates

Thoughts and musings on the worlds of Football and Mental Coaching

It’s Crunch Time

Posted on June 11th, 2012 · Filed under News

Tonight is a crucial night in the Championship run in. Southampton have led the table for most of the season and tonight they face Reading who have put together a fantastic run to left them into 2nd place behind their south coast rivals by a goal difference of -6.

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How Not To Screw Up Your Kid’s Football Career Before It Has Even Started

Posted on November 9th, 2011 · Filed under News

Over the years I have seen too many football games for kids ruined by parents who are supporting their kids in the wrong way. Football coaches and youth football teams provide such a great environment for our children to learn, grow and develop however parenting classes aren’t available specifically to tell us how to be great football mums and dads.

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A New Opportunity For Ex Pros

Posted on August 9th, 2011 · Filed under News

In 2012 Success In Football will launch a specialist development programme for ex professional players with an interest in a career in mental coaching in football.

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Get Exclusive Access To ‘The Mental Coach’

Posted on July 27th, 2011 · Filed under News

Over recent months I have had more questions and queries than ever before from the coaches and parents of young players at grassroots football clubs. It is becoming increasingly difficult so respond to every email, facebook message and tweet, even though I do try to. or the next three months I am creating the opportunity for those of you who have queries about the development of young players, how to engage them, or even simply how to be the best footballing parent possible to ask your questions live and direct on specially arranged conference calls.

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The Biggest Pressure In Football

Posted on September 29th, 2010 · Filed under News

I was reminded of the biggest pressure in football when working with a group of players last week. You might think it’s the fans, the manager, the board, the league table or some other random outside influence.

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An Interview With The Mental Coach

Posted on May 20th, 2010 · Filed under News

I am lucky enough to have the opporunity to spend time with some outstanding people in sports world. Over recent months I have been training with Nick Granthamm a top strength and conditioning coach with international experience in football, athletics, rugby and much more. In fact these days Nick spends much of his time developing other S&C coaches to help them to get great results with their clients.

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An open letter to the FA, Premier League, the Football League, the PFA and the LMA

Posted on March 25th, 2010 · Filed under News

The message is simple. If you want to protect and progress our national game, it is time for wholesale reform. The plight of Portsmouth has brought to the wider public eye the issues that have been prevalent throughout the professional and semi professional game for several years. Whatever the public message from the clubs, much of the game is poorly led and operating on a short term false economy.

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