Managing conflict and stress at work 2012 conference, london, 21 March 2012
Coach aspiring Beckhams to handle setbacks
Coaches working with wannabe and professional footballers need to be able to help them cope with the stress and fear of failure that comes with the territory.
Out of 20,000 boys aged 8-16 who play for clubs, only 1 per cent turn professional, while only a quarter of 16-19 year-old players land a professional contract.
“So the first thing we’re dealing with is a terrible fear of failure. Most people...
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