I had a nice chat with writer Ryan Gates from the Portland Timbers blog Stumptown Footy, earlier this week about the Timbers home field advantage and late-game collapses.
“Sports media, coaches and players are always glorifying “mental toughness” and how it is needed to succeed in the sports world. Despite the nearly universal usage of the phrase most youngsters are never taught how to develop that toughness and are expected to learn it on their own. However some coaches/managers realize they need some help and this is when a sports psychologist is called in.”
Check it out here.