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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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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