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Positive Psychology + the 5 C’s In Action On A Soccer Pitch | Dr Matt Pain | Infographic

Positive Psychology + the 5 C’s In Action On A Soccer Pitch | Dr Matt Pain | Infographic

Positive Psychology + the 5 c’s In Action On A Soccer Pitch

Dr Matt Pain | Sport Psychology Consultant

Adapted from a presentation for our 2017 Virtual Conference



Communication

Encouraging teammates, praise, instructions

Sharing info with coach and accept feedback; coachable

Expressive and positive body language


 

Commitment

Intrinsically motivated; showing elevated effort & desire to reach goals

Persistence when things are going against self or team

Sticks to job on the pitch – tracking back, making runs, marking up


Concentration

Maintains focus on key role components

Aware of movements of teammates and use of space; scanning

Quickly refocuses after breaks in play; organises others


 

Control

Controls arousal levels and mentally prepares pre-game

Cool and composed under pressure; key phases

Minimises arguing and blaming; recovers quickly after setbacks


 

Confidence

Wanting the ball; even when the team is under pressure

Positive presence in the team; maintains spring in step

Inventive or creative play as opposed to safe decisions

The content in this infographic has been adapted from a presentation by Dr Matt Pain for our Virtual Conference 2017 + 2018