The MTQ48 is a high quality psychometric measure used to assess Mental Toughness.


The MTQ48 was developed in collaboration with Professor Peter Clough of Manchester Metropolitan University and Dr Keith Earle, Senior Lecturer, at the University of Hull.


Using the MTQ48 we are now able to assess Mental Toughness through a unique 48 item psychometric measure using the four key components of Mental Toughness, known as the 4 C's:



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Features -


  • Reliable and Valid
  • Efficient - taking approximately 8 minutes to complete, data is processed to provide normed results almost immediately
  • The questionnaire is available online, in 12 different languages using everyday language
  • Cost Effective - simple pricing structure, 3 main reports included in cost


The Reports -

The software generates 3 main reports; Development Report, Coaching Report and Assessment Report.

Development Report - provides feedback on results to the individual and contains suggestions for own development.

Coaching Report - provides the manager/coach with narrative about the persons mental toughness and offers coaching suggestions to help them to guide more effectively.

Assessment Report - designed for recruitment, this provides at least 5 questions on each scale to enable managers to probe individual scores more effectively.


Additional Reports -


Distance Travelled Report - comparison report based on a current and previous assessment for an individual. Widely used in training and development, this will identify areas in which an individuals scores have changed or remained the same after a period of intervention. This is very valuable in ROI studies.


Organisation Development Report - created from data gathered from individuals who form a particular group and takes the form of histograms to show patterns of scores for that group. This report is useful in identifying trends and patterns within a group and may be an indicator of cultural issues within an organisation.


For more information: Download Explanatory Note  View Case Studies  View Sample Reports