After Euro 2020, it feels like we're all experts in the art of the penalty shoot out.
But while we all might *think* we know what's important, who should have taken it and all the tips and tricks involved, it turns out there's a hell of a lot of science involved.
Football psychology research Geir Jordet has spent the past five years studying penalty shoot outs and he had some fascinating insights which we heard all about in Dave's World.
The penalty shootout in football is the essence of performing under pressure. I spent 5 years of my life studying the Psychology of this event. Here's what I learned, which can also help understanding it in the current Euros/Copa America. Thread based on 10 of our studies. (1/13) pic.twitter.com/Yyt53VN00g
— Geir Jordet (@GeirJordet) July 6, 2021
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