Archive for the 'Sports Psychology' Category

Paul Coll World #1 Squash Player

This is an honest, raw account of the psychological obstacles the very best have to overcome to reach the pinnacle of their sport. Whenever you’re faced with adversity, dig deep and back yourself. Are you a Sydney-based squash player? <– Click here to get on court and maybe even a few coaching sessions! Need a […]

Performing Under Pressure – Book Summary Table

Performing Under Pressure by Josephine Perry is a fantastic book for anyone who wants to understand or improve their mental toughness. While I was reading it as a coach and a high performance elite athlete, I thought what it missed was a summary to cross-reference the great advice, in an easy-to-use table format… So I […]

How to Practice Effectively

We’ve all heard the saying “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect“, but until recently, it wasn’t clear WHY it had such a powerful and long-lasting effect on our brains. All competitive athletes understand the concept of Muscle Memory, but the reality is it’s Mental Memory that creates the instantaneous and autonomic reflexes that make champions. This is […]

When you see your limits, you see your limits change

This 1-minute video conveys an important motivational mantra: “When you see your limits, you see your limits change”. That’s because you can’t change something you can’t see. Elite and High Performance athletes also know from Deliberate Practice Principles; you can’t improve something you don’t measure. Measurement in goal setting starts by being AWARE of the […]

All Champions ‘Do’ New Year’s Resolutions

If there is one thing ALL champions ‘do’ is New Year’s Resolutions, in one form or another. They know you either plan to fail or fail to plan. Champions also know the importance of self-motivation. When facing the new year ahead, Arnold’s video is my go-to source of inspiration and aspiration as I create my […]

Every Millimetre Matters

We all need a boost of motivation from time to time. This ad is a great source of inspiration when you just want to reach deep down and push yourself just a bit further.  

Mamba Forever

Kobe Bryant Short Film

Arnold Schwarzenegger 2018 – The speech that broke the Internet – You can’t NOT be inspired after watching this!

I don’t care what some might think of him as a person with his personal relationship challenges, I leave that for others to debate. His work ethic is legendary. What’s amazing is how FEW people know his total commitment to doing WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve his outcome(s)… And he has done it SEVERAL TIMES […]

‘Dream Crazy’ and the mindset of a champion

The second element of Exponential Mindset Thinking is: “Today’s dreams are the foundation of tomorrow’s reality” – Dr Marc Dussault Nike’s new ad campaign speaks to this – LOUD AND CLEAR…!