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SLTV: Do Footballers Make Good Decisions?

Apr 18, 2020 - 10:03 am
By Soccer Laduma

Making the right decisions on and off the field are vital to the success of one’s football career. You cannot become a high performer without the ability to make good decisions.

But is it easy to make good decisions or have we been wired to react a certain way?

Head psychologist of the Sports Science Institute Of South Africa, Clinton Gahwiler, breaks down how people arrive at the decisions they choose.

From influences in your childhood, your upbringing and other important events in life, all these factors and more create and help choose for you.

Learn how to take control of your mind as an athlete as Gahwiler reveals what you can do.

During this video, the Cape Town-based psychologist also said…

  • "What guides us in the decisions we make?..."
  • "Where does this programme or belief system come from?..."
  • "It’s much more effective…"
  • "Which is a little bit like a computer programme…"

Do you think clubs are responsible for the decisions players make?