Steve Peters | The ‘chimp’ that figured it out

Steve Peters | The ‘chimp’ that figured it out

It has been well documented last season that Liverpool FC has had a helping hand from psychiatrist Dr. Steve Peters. He has helped with the genius the minds of the Liverpool players before demanding games and after mentally vigorous bouts. He was one of the main reasons Steven Gerrard had recovered so promptly from his mistake against Chelsea. Little do many people know, Steve Peters has been involved with Sports phycology for more than ten years and he has had …
To Sell or not to Sell? The Suarez Saga Continues

To Sell or not to Sell? The Suarez Saga Continues

The family man, the player, the genius, the maestro, the hero. The scared little boy, the street-fighter, the biter, the cannibal, the liability, the villain. Choose any of these nouns to label Liverpool's number seven (Uruguay's number nine) and you may think you are on the right track, however even if you choose all of them, you're still only likely to have half an idea about what drives arguably the most naturally gifted, inventive and enigmatic footballer to come out …
Liverpool FC: The evidence of mental fortitude

Liverpool FC: The evidence of mental fortitude

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
- Invictus by William Ernest Henley The difference that sets apart individual champions in the sporting arena from their competitors is, almost certainly, the mental strength to win against all odds. Its the mental fortitude that they each innately have to will a victory through. For teams though, building and maintaining this state …