The 5Cs are rarely innate characteristics. Instead, they are a product of an athlete’s long term psycho-social development and, crucially, they can be coached and nurtured.

We offer a variety of services for coaches, parents, athletes, and practitioners who wish to start their 5C education journey or to continue their own personal and professional development, including workshops, bespoke one-to-one support, and services for your overall club development programme that are tailored to your specific needs.

Get in touch with us if you would like more information about how we can support you in developing the 5Cs. In the meantime, take a look at our latest products, below, to help young athletes to develop important psycho-social skills and truly achieve their potential.


Coaching Psychological Skills in Youth Football: Developing the 5Cs

By Chris Harwood and Richard Anderson

Written specifically for soccer coaches of all levels working with 5-16 year old players, ‘Coaching Psychological Skills in Youth Football’ details each C in a methodical and practical manner with real-world exercises for training and matches. By weaving these techniques into their normal coaching practice, coaches can help educate young players to optimise their motivation, discipline, composure, self-belief and teamwork. A complete 12-month development plan is included alongside a case study from a youth coach who has actually experienced the 5C journey.

‘Coaching Psychological Skills in Youth Football’ will build your confidence as a coach as you learn how to grow and apply a world-class knowledge of sport psychology in youth football.