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 […]

Read the full article →

BITG 048: Sporting Success – 6 Steps to your Best Season Ever

January 8, 2015

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG48.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:18 — 48.2MB) | EmbedWe naturally gravitate towards what we have always done, a sense of familiarity despite wanting more out of our performance – yet we tend to get to the end of each competitive season with regrets and promises to do it differently next year. […]

Read the full article →

BITG 047: How To Keep Your Mental Machine Ticking Over and Still Enjoy The Silly Season

December 4, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG47-Taking_Downtime.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:44 — 59.9MB) | EmbedHow do you keep athletes ticking over when everyone else is switched off? I share my top tips on how to keep your mental machine ticking over and still enjoy the silly season. As we hurtle towards the silly season and the end of 2014, much […]

Read the full article →

BITG 046: Mind Games and How to Protect Yourself Against Them

October 30, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG46-MindGames.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:50 — 52.8MB) | EmbedThe Ethical use of Mind Games We have all fell victim to letting someone getting inside our head and influence our performance. However, the use of Mind Games can be far more sinister than just thinking negative thoughts or allowing your competitors experience beat […]

Read the full article →

BITG 045: Athletes, How to Upgrade Your Coach and Feel Good About It

October 16, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG45-Coachupgrade.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:08 — 27.7MB) | EmbedUpskilling or Upgrading your Coaching Team – Building the Right Team at the Right Time. When we first start out on our sporting path, our needs and coaching requirements are quite simple. All we want is to have fun, feel comfortable and feel secure. […]

Read the full article →

BITG 044: Lewis Hamilton, You Need a Mind Coach

October 2, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG44.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:43 — 34.3MB) | EmbedLewis Hamilton is (for my money) the best Formula 1 driver on the circuit today. However, he doesn’t do it as easily as he should – and that is not due to lack of driving skill. Lewis Hamilton is currently on the top of […]

Read the full article →

BITG 043: The ONLY 10 Questions A Coach Should Ask Athletes When Planning

September 25, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG43.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:27 — 50.3MB) | EmbedAs Coaches we are used to being the ring master, the fountain of all knowledge, knowing what to do now and into the future to build an athlete. It has been our role for so long, that now we just do it without […]

Read the full article →

BITG 042: Hit the Wall? Getting you back in the mental game.

September 18, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG42.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:38 — 39.6MB) | EmbedIf you have ever hit the wall, been dragged down or lost your Mojo, then this podcast is for you. Getting back in the mental game is all about becoming a mental Rock Climber. “What can I do when nothing appears to work?” We […]

Read the full article →

BITG 041: How to Manage Stress, Expectation and Performance Anxiety in Sport

September 4, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG41.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:45 — 60.0MB) | EmbedTo learn how to better manage your stress, expectation and performance anxiety, begin by knowing where it comes from and how it impacts you. We are all impacted on some level by stress and anxiety caused by expectations – that’s just human nature. […]

Read the full article →

BITG 040: 3 Key Lessons Learnt On Tour That Every Athlete and Coach Should Know

August 21, 2014

http://traffic.libsyn.com/braininthegame/BITG40.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:13 — 46.2MB) | EmbedI recently visited the Sepang F1 International Circuit in Malaysia with a young up and coming racing car driver. Here I made 3 key observations that every athlete and coach should be aware of when preparing to perform. …It’s ALL in the preparation.   CLICK HERE […]

Read the full article →