After getting through to the FA Trophy last eight with a win over Maidstone United, Gateshead can now focus on the league for a few games as they look to climb the table with matches in hand.
"The confidence is there for the side, we are on a good unbeaten run and are looking to build on that," Watson told the club's website.
"It is a time to start believing, we are really confident right now, we are not losing games, we have a good strength in depth."
Looking at their Trophy win at home the 3-0 victory was pleasing for the boss due to conceding no goals.
"Defensively we were excellent, the three centre-backs were strong and covered each other, we won a lot of second balls, I'm delighted with the clean sheet.
"We have a good back-line and took our chances as well and they are the key elements you look to build on and we are doing just that."
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