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Jan 15, 2017

In this week's sports psychology podcast, mental game of sports expert, Dr. Patrick Cohn, starts his new series in Sessions With Doc, where he answers mental game questions.

This week's question is:

“I can do a lot of soccer tricks during training but I become afraid to do it when playing in a match. I fear making mistakes and looking bad in front of others. How can I have more confidence to do my tricks?”

How can soccer player perform their tricks in practice with confidence but not take them to games?

When you worry too much about what others may think or how teammates or coaches might respond to mistakes, you will play tentatively and hurt your performance.

What can you do to bring your confidence and practice tricks to games?

Listen to this week's podcast to see what Dr. Cohn says about learning how to overcome the fear of mistakes with three mental game tips.

Head over to Peak Sports and check out Soccer Confidence:

Soccer Confidence: Mental Toughness Strategies For A Competitive Edge

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