first_imgMonday Nov 4, 2019 Former Bok coach shows how Kolisi won psychological battle before a ball was even kicked Following the Springboks’ demolition job on England in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final, a number of questions have been asked to why and how the team that beat New Zealand so convincingly were able to get blown away in the final. Coach Swys de Bruin has offered some insight.ADVERTISEMENTSpeaking on Supersport, former Springboks assistant coach Swys de Bruin said that captain Siya Kolisi won the psychological battle early on, offering up this piece of footage to back it up.South Africa claimed their third ever Rugby World Cup title with the convincing 32-12 win in Tokyo, as Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe added tries after Handre Pollard kept the now three-times World Champions in the lead with the boot.Before a ball had even been kicked, De Bruin – who has spent a lot of time working with the Bok captain – says that Kolisi got the psychological edge with his body language at the coin toss.As he says, the things he’s picked up here could be dismissed as rubbish, but performance is very much about the mental edge and as we saw, England weren’t quite at the races as they not only couldn’t compete with South Africa’s power up front but perhaps, for whatever reason, were outplayed psychologically too.Kolisi gave an emotional interview with Bryan Habana and ITV post match, talking about where he comes from and what it means to him and the country.ADVERTISEMENTIf you missed it, you can also catch up on highlights from the match below Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Rugby World Cup Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO If you can get your head around it, these… 47 WEEKS AGO You’ve never seen any Rugby World Cup drop… 49 WEEKS AGO TOP 10: Rugby World Cup 2015 was filled with… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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