BITG 058: Why Some Competitive Athletes Start Slow – A good start can lead to a great finish

February 4, 2016

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG58.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:54 — 71.2MB) | EmbedIn this episode we look at why some competitive athletes adopt the strategy of starting slowly, in hope of building into their performance, and why that actually works AGAINST you more often than work FOR you. Many athletes do not start their competition […]

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BITG 057: Successful Professional Athletes Learn To Build A Life On The Road

May 21, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG57.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:50 — 62.0MB) | EmbedWhen you finally make it and leap into the world of international competition, becoming an athlete traveling nationally and globally for your sport and your country, it can become apparent very quickly that what you did to get there — can soon become […]

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BITG 056: Remembering Your Best Performance, Under Competition Pressure

May 7, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:22 — 39.1MB) | EmbedWe have all been there at some stage haven’t we that “Performance amnesia” moment, where time stands still – just think back to school when all that study, all those late nights and all those anxious moments come down to that final exam, […]

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BITG 055: Slaying Your Performance Demons

April 23, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG55.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:51 — 49.2MB) | EmbedWe all have those demons that hold us back and stop us performing – it’s what we do with them that makes the difference. Be it as simple as a missed opportunity, a messed up skill or routine, or as complex as an […]

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BITG 054: Athletes – How do you Measure your Success in Sport?

April 9, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG54.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:39 — 28.7MB) | EmbedHow do you measure your sporting success? Your gauge on success is as individual as your fingerprint. We all strive, at an animalistic level, to be successful. It’s part of our survival instinct, our social standing and our unique identity. And sometimes we […]

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BITG 053: Male vs Female Athletes – Is there a difference in coaching them?

March 26, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:24 — 35.5MB) | EmbedIs there more to the sexes than we were lead to believe, from a coaches perspective? We often gravitate to either coaching boys or girls in our chosen sport. We also hear coaches frequently identify themselves as a ‘male coach’ or ‘female coach.’ […]

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BITG 052: Sporting Performance Failures – How do you Manage the Inevitable?

March 12, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:31 — 54.1MB) | EmbedSporting Performance Failures – It’s all about practical perspective. Elite, professional and extreme sport is a high investment way of life, not only financially but more importantly physically and emotionally too. And with that high investment comes the inevitable knocks and failures along […]

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BITG 051: Your Sustainability as an Athlete – What you do in the shower could hold the key!

February 26, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG51.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:44 — 47.1MB) | EmbedThere is no denying it we are creatures of habit and how we do one thing tends to be how we do most things. What this means is if things are going great we tend to stay in that place… however may not grow. […]

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BITG 050: Using Emotions to Overcome Performance Anxiety and Build Motivation

February 12, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG50.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:25 — 72.2MB) | EmbedEmotions: Rocket fuel or Kryptonite? Your choice. Our emotions are an integral part of our sporting and performance success strategy. When used correctly our emotions can be the rocket fuel that catapults our career to heights beyond our wildest dreams. However if handled […]

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BITG 049: How to be the Parent of an Elite Athlete

January 22, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG49.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:22 — 73.9MB) | EmbedBeing A Parent versus Being A Parent Of An Athlete When we become parents it is often a culture shock. We don’t get that all-important and often joked about handbook telling us how to behave and how to do it right. And yes being a parent can […]

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