Help your Children gain Self-Confidence

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In the last few months when carrying out parental support workshops, a number of parents have asked me the question what can I do to MAKE my child feel confident when they play they’re sport. The word MAKE is highlighted … Read More

How to Overcome Fear in Triathlon

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I’ve been fortunate to support a large number of triathletes who have experienced a range of psychological challenges with a common theme – FEAR.  Some of the following things were mentioned in our conversations: “I’m frightened at the start of … Read More

Are you a Gymnast who focuses on other people?

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  Can you sometimes focus too much on the quality of other gymnasts you are up against? Or worry about what your coach or parents are thinking about you? If you do – you will likely be intimidated on occasions.  … Read More

Footballers are People, Like You and Me

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It has been well documented over the last few months about racial abuse directed at footballers.  Newspaper have discussed high profile footballers, like Raheem Sterling.  Talksport radio also interviewed Ebsfleet United goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore on his struggles. The sad disappearance and … Read More

Pre Match Tips for Parents

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As a parent, you are hugely invested in your children.  Right… And when competitive sport comes along emotions can sometimes go into overdrive. Before a match or competition, as a result it is very tempting to offer tips so that … Read More

Learning Mental Toughness Lessons From David De Gea

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. So we witnessed another goalkeeping masterclass from David De Gea recently.   He pulled off save after save, which went on to break Tottenham’s hearts and possibly derail their title challenge. Coaches and parents, should take note. De Gea is … Read More

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