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January 1998

January 1998


Pay Attention

Steps and Hints to Aid Concentration in Kickers
by: Nancy Halliday, Ph.D.,
by: Steven Frierman, Ph.D.
Hofstra University
© January 1998

In order to be a successful football player, one must be able to focus his attention on the right cues at the right time. The position a player plays often determines whether that player's focus of attention should be broad (large) or narrow (small), internal (from within), or external (from outside sources, i.e. teammates, opponents, playing surface).

The purpose of this article is to focus on the kicker. Here are some guidelines to help increase your kicker's ability to direct his attention to the right cues and increase his chances for success by avoiding costly errors.

Practice kicking until it becomes automatic. Making skills automatic requires systematic practice of the important parts of the skill. Making kicking skills automatic frees up attentional "space" for other important aspects of the performance.

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