Coaching Connect Inside Out – Podcast

Denise Holland

 How can you motivate yourself to perform at your best? Is there a way of switching on and tapping into inspiration? This week, James Ogle who’s just graduated in Civil Engineering is asking the questions. He wants to know how we can access this place of inspiration and flow on demand. Denise Holland, a high-performance coach in the world …

Denise HollandCoaching Connect Inside Out – Podcast

061 – Nick Bottini – Demystifying the Genius in Performance

Denise Holland

So what accounts for the so-called genius in people, and does everyone have it? Why are some people brilliant at certain things while others can only dream of acquiring the same skills, ability or art. Is it that we (humans) are destined to find our purpose and genius, whatever it is? If so, where do we look? Nick Bottini is a multi-instrumentalist, …

Denise Holland061 – Nick Bottini – Demystifying the Genius in Performance

060 – Freeing the Athlete’s Mind – The Route to Enhanced Performance

Denise Holland

 A full-length feature show, with Andy Winter, Denise Holland and contributions from special guests Barbara Jordan, and Declan Stout. A conversation which demystifies the so-called, ‘Performance Zone’ state that a performer experiences when there appears to be no separation between themselves and anything or anyone else, a pure connection to the energy and intelligence behind all nature (life). Psychological freedom, it turns …

Denise Holland060 – Freeing the Athlete’s Mind – The Route to Enhanced Performance

059 – Andy Winter – Teaching a New Dimension in Sport (Pt 3/3)

Denise Holland

So what is this new understanding that has elite athletes head in an entirely new direction of, performing from a place of enjoyment, love, and exploration, rather than the chasing and deliberate endeavour of needing to believe in yourself, setting goals, and being confident? And, how do you teach it? Andy Winter and Denise look to the source and nature …

Denise Holland059 – Andy Winter – Teaching a New Dimension in Sport (Pt 3/3)

058 – Andy Winter – The Power in Letting Go! (Pt 2/2)

Denise Holland

 We wouldn’t dream to control the shape of the waves, so how is it we think we can dictate human performances which is another act of nature? What’s possible for athletes when they get to that place of openly expressing rather than needing to control, or exploring instead of achieving? What if, sportspeople could see what’s behind what they …

Denise Holland058 – Andy Winter – The Power in Letting Go! (Pt 2/2)

057 – Andy Winter – The Power in Letting Go! (Pt 1/2)

Denise Holland

Andy Winter and Denise Holland, both sports professionals, for over twenty years, share how their sports coaching has changed since coming across this understanding of, how the human mind works to create experience. What happens to athletes and coaches, when they let go of the contents of their conditioning and fall into the Grace of pure Being? Beyond the linear …

Denise Holland057 – Andy Winter – The Power in Letting Go! (Pt 1/2)

056 – Memory – A Gift or a Curse in Sports Performance (Pt 2/2)

Denise Holland

A unique style we could call performance meditation, Denise takes you to the spaciousness before the creation of memory, your true nature/Self, that place of pure creative potential – of BEING rather than proving, striving or even competing. As human beings, memory logs experience through the lens/perspective at the time; it is part of the design to support the individual …

Denise Holland056 – Memory – A Gift or a Curse in Sports Performance (Pt 2/2)

055 – Memory – A Gift or a Curse in Sports Performance (Pt 1/2)

Denise Holland

The human memory system, a brilliant part of the human mind (not brain), continues to the subject of scientific research to find clues as to why people behave the way they do but are we looking in the wrong direction. What is the memory, and as a function is it any different to imagination, discernment, judgement or appreciation? Do we give …

Denise Holland055 – Memory – A Gift or a Curse in Sports Performance (Pt 1/2)

054 Michael Neill – Discipline – Buy-In v Compliance (Pt 5/5)

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 Joe Marler Professional Rugby player was recently shown a red card during a Harlequins Premiership match, which left him unavailable for national selection. When hormones go crazy in the heat of the moment, how helpful is it for coaches to know what’s happening inside the human body and mind? There is an enormous benefit to coaches of elite athletes, …

Denise Holland054 Michael Neill – Discipline – Buy-In v Compliance (Pt 5/5)

053 – Michael Neill – Goal Setting, Helpful or Not? (Pt 4/5)

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 Michael Neill shares the distinction between setting goals as a course of direction, to inform your work together rather than something to put pressure on yourself, with consequences for non-achievement. “Athletes perform at their best when they are not conscious of themselves, anything that makes you self-conscious works against high performance”. Denise asks Michael to talk about the question …

Denise Holland053 – Michael Neill – Goal Setting, Helpful or Not? (Pt 4/5)