SOCCER BRAIN – An insight into the latest book from Dan Abrahams


The Coaching Family

Dan-Abrahams-Soccer-Psychology-FootballYou are the coach. You are the leader. You are responsible.

You stand in front of them, eyes transfixed on you, minds’ set for your instruction. A match of significance, of high stakes. A win and your position safe, a loss and the exit door looms.

Your words will travel with them into this game – what you say has to have impact. You can see they are nervous, as are you. But you can’t show them that – heart rate steady, stay composed, a still, rational mind is best.

Pre match simplicity: nothing new now, just reinforcement. Start with a soft voice then raise the tone – now lessen the volume as the room intensity sizzles. Calm minds are a must, no headless chickens.

These are the first few lines from my new book Soccer Brain. It’s a follow up to my debut football book Soccer Tough, however this…

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One thought on “SOCCER BRAIN – An insight into the latest book from Dan Abrahams

  1. Many know what has to be done. The real issue is what are you willing to do? The best are the ones who can’t wait to do it.

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