Denmark is not necessarily a country that is associated with sports and it was quite surprising as I read this piece to learn that at the last Olympics they claimed fifteen medals. Even more interesting, however, was learning that they had done this by working on a model that does not necessarily put sporting achievement ahead of the human being.
Focus seems to be a key word for football commentators who often chastise the lack of it whenever a mistake is made. Yet what is it really? And how can coaches help their players be better at it? This article by sports psychologist Dan Abrahams does just that.
As modern technology infiltrates more deeply into football, different people will start coming up with new ways of using it to gain advantage. One of the most obvious is that it will allow coaches to get richer data about each individual in their squad and, as a result, adjust each players' training so that they are in peak form.
“An amateur practises until he can do a thing right, a professional until he can’t do it wrong.” - Various