Stay focused during the off-season

Rest, evaluate and focus - keep your head in the game during the off-season with advice from Birmingham City's peak performance coach Tom Bates

It’s the end of another long, hard season and all you want to do is switch off and forget about football, but you find yourself stewing over the highs and lows of the previous campaign.

Pre-season is just around the corner and getting back to full throttle physically, tactically and mentally can be difficult.

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Birmingham City's peak performance coach Tom Bates tells FourFourTwo Performance just why staying focused during the off-season can give you the one up when it comes to kicking off the new season.

Also see:
Keeping focus in the last 10 minutes
Get the advantage before kick-off
Off-season mind gym
How to make a positive start
Channel aggression positively

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