Estudio sobre las habilidades psicológicas en futbolistas. Trances, 6(4):227-248.

  1. González, G. 1
  2. Valdivia, P. 3
  3. Zagalaz, M.L 2
  4. Romero,S. 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Sevilla

    Universidad de Sevilla

    Sevilla, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Jaén

    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España


  3. 3 Universidad de Huelva

    Universidad de Huelva

    Huelva, España


Trances: Transmisión del conocimiento educativo y de la salud

ISSN: 1989-6247

Year of publication: 2014

Volume: 6

Issue: 4

Pages: 227-248

Type: Article

More publications in: Trances: Transmisión del conocimiento educativo y de la salud


In soccer, the psychological training favors, deletes or strengthens relationships that were part of the competition with the intention of keeping the sport performance. A good specialization in sport requires to establish which variables must be considered for the achievement of sporting success, and it seems that today, the psychological skills are predominant to be analyzed as involved in the sport performance. This study delves into scientific research dealing with the psychological skills and their influence on the footballer. The selected skill are: motivation, self-confidence, attention-concentration and control of stress. Some of the conclusions of the study are that the majority of the research argue that the great athletes have in common: concentration, high self-confidence, less anxiety, more positive thoughts, use visualisation, and their motivation geared toward the task instead of toward the result.