Overcoming A Bad Mistake In A Match
Mistakes are a part of football...and it’s important that we acknowledge that making mistakes is actually what helps a player to progress. Whether that’s the development of a more resilient mindset due to having to deal with setbacks or learning when the right time is to try a certain skill, the ability to reflect on mistakes in a way which actually triggers improvement is a priceless quality to have.
That being said, in the moment it can be incredibly difficult to think like this when you’ve just gifted the opposition a goal in a cup final or made a terrible error in front of a scout for example. How do you deal with situations like that without your game starting to crumble? In this video, Barney outlines one great strategy you can use right away!