/Tag: State of Mind

When Sport Teams Touch That Space Of Magic!

Behind the scenes & Beyond the norms! I’ve just returned from the Hong Kong Rugby 7’s, it was a phenomenal, carnival experience and one I imagine akin to the party atmosphere expected at the Olympics in RIO later in the year.  As I watched the games, however, I got very quiet, as if I was inside the minds of the [...]

2019-04-09T10:16:00+01:00April 18th, 2016|

Is ‘Blame’ Affecting Results Way More Than You Think?

In many of my recent discussions with teachers/coaches and young people it would appear that dissatisfaction, and unhappiness is way more prevalent than I’d imagined. Making excuses, failing to show up to lectures/sessions, blaming others and themselves appears to be fairly commonplace! Behaviours like these are not limited to education. Look closely and lethargy, lack of inspiration and an absence [...]

2019-04-09T10:16:24+01:00March 6th, 2015|

The Ryder Cup – Spot the Difference?

WOW, did you watch the Ryder Cup? What a 'feeling' to the European Ryder Cup Team! It was simply brilliant to see this display of human potential; clarity, connection, spirit, innate confidence, resilience, synergy, love and unity. The level and quality of their performance was outstanding – your capacity to perform skills irrespective of your thinking, i.e. perform even when [...]

2019-05-05T08:42:46+01:00October 14th, 2014|

Is Your Performance Review Just A Big Waste Of Time?

Post any competition win or lose, you carry out a detailed review of the performance and the programme, BUT do we really get this right? Many questions are asked and answered: Were the athletes fit for purpose? Were you sufficiently prepared in terms of competition exposure? Did you, the coach have enough contact hours? Do the athletes have superior skills [...]

2019-05-05T08:54:24+01:00August 8th, 2014|