BITG 062: 5 Steps To Handling Big Competition Pressure – How To Value Every Performance

August 7, 2016

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG62.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:14 — 55.4MB) | EmbedAs we settle into the 2016 Rio Olympics and we are consumed by the spectacle that is the summer games, we turn our focus to the best of the best, those flawless performances, smashed world and olympic records and the apparent super-human performances […]

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BITG 061: Controlling your performance outcomes with a 3 legged stool

May 5, 2016

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG61.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:19 — 57.4MB) | EmbedEffectively managing your thoughts, feelings and actions. When things don’t go the way you planned with your performance, what triggers it for you? I mean, what REALLY triggers it for you, specifically? Is it a negative thought that grows from a passing thought […]

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BITG 060: Recognising Your Performance Patterns

April 7, 2016

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG60.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (55.6MB) | EmbedUnderstanding how your behavioural patterns influence your performance, your mindset, your choices and your outcomes. Humans are hardwired to recognise patterns from our earliest moments – our parents faces, objects in the trees, even animals in the clouds. However, can you accurately recognise those key patterns that […]

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BITG 059: Athletes and Emotions – The Deep Connection Between Our Emotions and Our Performance

March 3, 2016

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG59.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:45 — 41.7MB) | EmbedWhat are you feeding your emotional monster? Keeping an athletes attitude on track is more about the words we choose to use rather than their desire to perform. The daily volatility of our emotions and our emotional perspectives can heavily influence the quality […]

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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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