Did We Just Miss or Did We Nearly Score?
The answer is a matter of mindset.
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
— Mary Engelbreit
You’re unlikely to make it through an entire soccer match without seeing the image of a striker on his knees, head in his hands. He’s in dismay at having missed a goal that he ‘should have scored’.
It’s such a prevalent display that they’ve done studies on it.
It’s an emotional game and we want our athletes to show emotion. But could a small psychological twist actually help us make more positive use of those near misses, and quickly turn them into goals scored?
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