You know you’ve done well as a mentalist when athletes who have worked most of their lives to achieve one goal ask you to screw around with their brain only weeks before they compete. Such is the life of Keith Barry who, according to the Irish Sun, is “reprogramming” many of his country’s athletes to perform successfully in the London Games.
Barry said: “I’ve been doing some work with a number of the athletes going over to London, helping them prepare mentally.
“It’s all about reprogramming their subconsciousness, learning how to readjust themselves when something goes wrong, that kind of thing.
Barry goes on to tell the paper that if the Irish National Soccer Team had employed his methods they might have fared better at the Euro 2012 tournament which just wrapped up.