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Winning the Mental Game of Football
by Dr. Rick McGuire, Director of Sport Psychology for the University of Missouri;
Graduate Professor of Sport Psychology;
former Head Track & Field Coach at the University of Missouri;
founder and former chairman of the USA Track & Field Sport Psychology program
Building Your Best FOCUS for Winning Football!
All Coaches want their players to show up on “Game Day” totally FOCUSED, ready to deliver their very BEST PERFORMANCE! Being able to FOCUS, and then totally RE-FOCUS is a vital key to great performance, great achievement, and protecting the opportunity to celebrate great wins! It is so easy to understand the need for FOCUS. Yet for many Coaches and players, to be able to achieve FOCUS or to teach others how to FOCUS is an elusive mystery!
Rick McGuire, a 30 year NCAA Division 1 Coach and nationally recognized leader in Applied Sport Psychology, provides clear and concise ideas and understandings that will guide Football Coaches at all levels in teaching their athletes the SKILL of FOCUS! These will include:
FOCUS is a skill. FOCUS is a Sports Skill. Like all skills, FOCUS can be taught and learned!
The Foundation for FOCUS in Football
The 5 Key Skills to FOCUS in Football
Taking FOCUS to the Football Field
How and when to use the FOCUS skills
How to be totally FOCUSED, and the to be REFOCUSED for the next play … EVERY PLAY
Every coach wants their players to have the understandings and the skills presented here in From the Whistle to the Snap! Let Coach McGuire help you understand how you can build FOCUS with your team and staff.
“The understandings and skills that are included in From the Whistle to the Snap are used by our players and coaches at every workout, every practice, every day!”
Gary Pinkel, University of Missouri Tigers Head Football Coach
68 pages. 2012.