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Common psychological obstacles that can occur:

  • Anxiety (physical and mental)

  • Uneven performance between practice and game situations

  • Fear

  • Difficulty overcoming mistakes

  • Confidence

  • Attention and focus deficits

  • Recovering from an injury

  • Optimal performance training


If you believe you or your child may be battling with mental obstacles that could be affecting their overall athletic performance, please call MVP Mentality today. Dr. Hennessy can help athletes of any age and level to optimize their performance on and off the field with cutting edge tactics.


With a unique therapy plan designed on a per-patient basis, she knows that the right therapy makes all the difference. Call today at 954-317-0551 or email her at



Football an American sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular with goalposts at each end. The offense attempts to advance the football down the field by running with or passing it. They must advance it at least ten yards in four downs to receive a new set of four downs and continue the drive; if not, they turn over the football to the opposing team. Most points are scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.


When people think about football, the first thing that comes to mind is big, muscular, and physically strong men. However, football requires more than just physical strength. Even though the demands of each position are different, the mental aspects of each position can impact whether or not a player is going to be successful on the field, but these mental obstacles are often overlooked. Athletes, in any sport, need to train their mind just as much as they train their bodies.


For more information regarding mental blocks in Football, check out the links below:


Are the Sea Hawks Outlining a Path for Victory?

NFL Looking to Hire A Sports Psychologist

Understanding Sports Psychology Services

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