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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be no 1”. Arthur Ashe

Riding the momentum waves

Riding the momentum waves

Flashback pre 2009 – I was then a commodities hedge fund manager trading a suite of commodity futures and options products. With several screens hanging above my desk, all that could be deciphered by the untrained outsider were red and…

Road To Rio – The Winning Mindset

Road To Rio – The Winning Mindset

Every athlete attending Rio has reached a high level in their career. It’s a moment when they get to ‘compete with’ some of the very best from across the world. I say ‘compete with’, because the very word is derived…

Quote of the day

Quote of the day

‘I am in the zone when my positive thoughts are beating the negative and the conscious and subconscious are in harmony. Then I am operating by instinct and that is a wonderful feeling.’ Sachin Tendulkar

ITF Junior Educational Forum in Prostejov, Czech Republic

ITF Junior Educational Forum in Prostejov, Czech Republic

‘Shameema Yousuf spoke to the players about nerves before a match and how to handle anxiety, teaching them a breathing exercise as a way to deal with the physical signs of anxiety.’ Read more at http://www.itftennis.com/news/210434.aspx#3xA2BQa8bVe5a1P6.99  

Quote for the day

Quote for the day

‘A leader never stops learning, never stops teaching, never stops looking to the future’ Bill Clinton

It’s no coincidence that they made it to the Superbowl

It’s no coincidence that they made it to the Superbowl

With Pete Carroll’s ‘relationship based coaching’ model, and Michael Gervais’s mindfulness approach as the sport psychologist on the team, it is no coincidence the Seahawks made it to the Superbowl two years running……. http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-shrink-on-the-seattle-seahawks-sideline-1422402204

Too valuable to stand alone

Too valuable to stand alone

‘When a man stands alone, he stands in silence, when men stand together, it’s deafening!’ Unknown Early in January, tennis fans were entertained by the Hopman Cup, and now as the Australian Open is at an end, one may shift…

In weakness, strength!

In weakness, strength!

In divine scriptures it is revealed ‘power is made perfect in weakness’ and ‘for when I am weak, then I am strong.’¹ Apostle Saint Paul’s motto may be adapted to the sports context, for it is fear of ‘weakness’ that may…