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THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEMANDS OF ELITE SOCCER

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEMANDS OF ELITE SOCCER

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  1. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DEMANDS OF ELITE SOCCER David Platt

  2. Four Cornerstones ofthe Elite Player: Physical Fitness Technique Tactics Mental Toughness

  3. Success starts in the Mind! Commitment Confidence Control Concentration Communication

  4. 1.1 Attitude / Mentality 1.2 Effort and Work-rate 1.3 Discipline 1.4 Doing the best you can possibly do 1.5 Professionalism / Preparation 1.6 Being competitive / Will to win 1.7 Courage / Bravery 1.8 Practicing Realistically 1.9 Desire 1.10 Challenging Yourself 1.11 Setting high standards 1.12 Having good physical condition to gain the mental ‘edge’ 1.13 Following the Liverpool way of doing things 1.14 Punctuality 1.15 Being an ambassador for the club 1.16 Dedication 1.0 COMMITMENT / STANDARDS

  5. 2.1 Fully focusing on what you’re doing / Not switching off 2.2 Recovering mentally 2.3 Not being distracted 2.4 Starting the game well 2.5 Intensity / tempo of training 2.6 Decision making 2.7 Awareness 2.8 Forgetting about mistakes immediately 2.9 Forgetting about problems in your life while playing 2.10 Switching between attacking and defensive mid-sets 2.11 Not arguing 2.12 Finishing teams off 2.13 Subs being ready to go on 2.14 Using Imagery 2.0 CONCENTRATION

  6. 3.1 Being ‘close’ 3.2 Helping team-mates 3.3 Knowing your job / role in the team and carrying it out 3.4 Creating the practice / work atmosphere 3.5 Communication 3.6 Trust, honesty and reliability 3.7 Respect for others 3.8 Pride (in the football club / academy) 3.9 Support of adults, family and friends 3.10 Leadership (Being a positive influence on team-mates / Driving others on, encouraging and asking for more) 3.11 Unselfishness / We not me attitude 3.0 COMMUNICATION / TEAMSHIP

  7. 4.1 Positive thinking 4.2 Belief (in yourself and others) 4.3 Enjoying attention 4.4 Body language 4.5 Taking responsibility 4.6 Expressing yourself / being creative 4.7 Not being over or under confident 4.0 CONFIDENCE

  8. 5.1 Being in control of your emotions 5.2 Not getting frustrated, continuing to play your game 5.3 Handling and reacting to mistakes and setbacks 5.4 Staying composed under pressure 5.5 Handling the expectations and pressures of being a professional footballer 5.6 Coping with unfamiliar experiences 5.7 Dealing with criticism 5.8 Being aggressive when defending 1v1 or when coming for crosses as a keeper 5.9 Staying down to earth 5.10 Not playing the occasion / just another game mentality 5.0 CONTROL

  9. World 11 Task Torres Commitment Van Nistelrooy Commitment Ronaldo Confidence Messi Confidence Kaka Confidence Pirlo Control Gerrard Concentration Cannavaro Control Puyol Commitment Terry Communication Cech Concentration

  10. Questions?!!