Coping with being dropped

Bounce back from a spell warming the bench with advice from Peak Performance coach, Tom Bates

Football is about the constant battle between dealing with the successes and coping with points of setbacks," Peak Performance coach, Tom Bates, told FFT.

"It’s not a question of will there or won’t there be setbacks, it’s a question of, when the setback arises, how response-able am I to deal with it? Being dropped is just one area."

More after the break

To find out how you can bounce back from a spell on the bench, let Tom explain in this video.

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Also see:
Use your mind to mend your body
Staying performance focused before kick-off
Staying confident during a goal-drought
Mind map to your perfect season
Off-season mind gym

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