Being the Psycho-Social Coach

The May 2016 Issue of Amplified Soccer Training Magazine includes a webinar presentation from Dan Abrahams. This is a preview of that presentation. Get the Issue Today for the full hour long presentation and more! The May 2016 issue of Amplified Soccer Training Magazine features ideas on the future of soccer coaching, periodization, speed development, psychology, soccer drills and more training resources to take your game to the next level.

Content contributions come from some of the top professional training, nutrition, mental game and fitness leaders in the industry.


By Dan Abrahams, a global sport psychologist helping people to high perform. Dan’s recently released "Soccer Tough 2: Advanced Psychology Techniques for Footballers" introduces soccer players to more cutting edge tools and techniques to help them develop the game of their dreams.

The best, most successful soccer coaches are the ones who look beyond the tactical, technical and physical components of the beautiful game. They are the ones who put the player at the heart of their coaching culture.

In this hour long webinar soccer psychologist Dan Abrahams introduces delegates to some of the philosophies, strategies, tools and techniques he has created through his work with the leading clubs, coaches and players in Europe. Dan believes that every coach will develop players quicker and win more games by putting the psychology and social aspects of soccer at the heart of their coaching. Dan introduces delegates to his psycho-social model of coaching and discusses the powerful ideas that lie within. Dan is passionate about de-mysifying psychology for soccer players and coaches, so all concepts introduced are simple and practical and can be incorporated into your coaching culture with ease and immediacy. 

  • The incredible benefits of seeing soccer as a game of mindset
  • Re-defining talent to expand your talent pool
  • Developing a simple toolbox for creating player confidence
  • Creating powerful pictorial metaphors for relentless performance
  • Fast acting self-regulation techniques for players

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Dan Abrahams

Dan Abrahams is a global sport psychologist who works alongside some of the leading players, teams, coaches and organisations in the world. He is known for his passion and ability to de-mystify sport psychology, as well as his talent for creating easy to understand and simple to use techniques and performance philosophies. A former professional golfer and PGA golf coach Dan has a First Class Honours degree in psychology and Masters degree in sport psychology. Academically he is visiting lecturer at several universities and he holds registration with the HCPC (meaning he is legally safe to practice as a psychologist). Dan works in all sport but specialises in football/soccer and golf. He is Lead Psychologist for England Golf and he works with players from leading amateur through to Tour players. In football/soccer psychology he is regarded as a leader in the field. He has some of the leading turnaround case studies in Premier League history and he has written two international bestselling books. One of these books, Soccer Tough, has been heralded one of the most important books in football. He currently works with players, teams and organisations across 'Planet Football.' Dan also works in the Corporate Sector delivering his sport psychology techniques and philosophies to individuals and groups.