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Get your season off to a flier

Making a strong start to the season can lay the foundations for success. Unsurprisingly, a faltering start has the power to poison the team’s confidence. Once in a rut, it’s hard to get out of it.

But what’s the formula to making a flying start? How do you conquer nerves and manage expectations? Peak performance coach, Tom Bates, says you have to generate a positive energy in the lead up to pre-season.

Ok, that’s all well and good, but how do you do that? Watch this video and let Bates explain.

Tom Bates will be appearing at the Science + Football Conference on Wednesday, April 30 at the London Soccer Dome. For more information visitwww.scienceandfootball.com

For more psychology tips see:
Jordan Henderson on starting the new season with an edge
Start the game full of confidence
Start the game at top speed
Mind map to your perfect season
Off-season mind gym