Mental Health in Elite Sport -The Astonishing Truth!

Professional footballers in the UK are publicly talking about their psychological suffering. This beautiful openness by elite sportspeople paves the way for sustainable change in a field riddled with suffering. Yet what of the solution? For 20 years in the field of elite sport, I witnessed athletes battle with their mental life. In some cases, it is more obvious to [...]

2019-05-15T18:17:44+01:00April 11th, 2019|

Results Or People – Which is More Important?

In November 2016, I attended the Leaders Sport Performance Summit at the Emirates Stadium, London UK. It was a great event, professionally organized and managed with world-class speakers. It was fantastic to hear from Michael Owen, how his career was plagued with hamstring injuries and limitations and the effect this had on him both physically and psychologically. As the first [...]

2019-04-11T12:52:15+01:00November 10th, 2016|

The Spiritual, Physical, Psychological and Practical!

  Usually or at least until now, I’ve written articles that are somewhat practical and specific to the field of performance sport, but this time, I’ve been asked if I would upload to my website a piece of work that I recently posted in a closed facebook group, ‘The Inside Out Community’, and a public group, The Three Principles Supermind, [...]

2019-04-11T12:51:20+01:00June 10th, 2015|

Finding Confidence – It’s Behind You!

This week I was delighted to attend a fabulous event called ‘Bridging the Confidence Gap’ held by EY (Building a better working world). The inspirational speakers were great: Harriet Minter, editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section Jacqueline Gold, CEO, Ann Summers Sue Stockdale, British polar adventurer Jennifer Philpot, Director, Global Talent Leader, EY Advisory Alan Bloom, TAS Global [...]

2019-04-09T10:16:41+01:00December 6th, 2014|

THRIVE or Survive – International Sport

(UNDERSTANDING or Application) It’s fascinating to watch other sports - right now, I'm enjoying the fantastic International rugby and getting curious and intrigued again by the intricacies of elite sport. I’m inspired to share what occurs to me about the differentiator between teams who seem to THRIVE under pressure rather than SURVIVE! These past two weeks we’ve seen several matches [...]

2019-05-05T08:52:03+01:00November 19th, 2014|