coaching

November 2018

1-min Read: The Influence of Your Mindset On your Physical State

By |2018-11-12T12:35:08+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Right before a competition, top athletes go to great lengths to convince themselves that they will win. This is true even if the athlete in question has just suffered a string of defeats. To an external observer, this kind of conviction may seem irrational. But in fact, the point of this conviction is not its [...]

1-min Read: The Impact of Self-Talk On Athletic Results

By |2018-11-07T10:13:25+00:00November 15th, 2018|

There are two types of self-talk, explains an article in The New York Times. One is instructional self-talk, and the other is motivational self-talk. Several studies show that both instructional and motivational self-talk help athletes perform better. Positive self-talk has been identified by Dr. Christopher M. Carr in his research as a technique that [...]

1-min Read: Improve Your Sports Performance With Your “Why”

By |2018-11-07T10:12:33+00:00November 8th, 2018|

To achieve optimal performance, you need to live in accordance with your "why". You need to be aware of what motivates you and how much you are willing to do to sustain this motivation. Surfing champion Layne Beachley who became the world’s only surfer to claim six consecutive world titles is well aware of [...]

October 2018

How Athletes Can Change Their Game With Post-Match Drills

By |2018-11-07T19:10:43+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Athletes can carry a wide range of emotions after their sports competition. From being frustrated and disappointed by their performance to being thrilled and stoked by their accomplishment. Whether if the results were good or bad, journaling their emotions and writing about what they think and how they feel, is a good way of [...]

September 2018

Do You Play to Win or Not To Lose?

By |2018-11-07T19:11:21+00:00September 18th, 2018|

People usually answer this question in a very different way. The factors that strengthen our motivation or undermines it varies from one person to another. Whether it is in business or in professional sports, your success is strongly linked to how you approach this question. But what are the common indicators of that success? [...]

June 2018

6 Steps For Better Decision Making

By |2018-06-03T17:15:16+00:00June 3rd, 2018|

I have frequently been asked the question “how can I learn to make quick decisions?” followed by “I am not good at making decisions,” and I am sure you too probably know one or two friends who are like this. So what makes some people stuck between choices and not being able to make [...]

April 2018

6 Steps to Developing Mental Strength For Surfers

By |2018-05-05T09:53:30+00:00April 18th, 2018|

When thinking about mental strength, we often think of athletes and Navy Seals toughness. Mental strength is a measure of individual resilience and confidence that may predict success in sports, education and the workplace. In fact, for athletes to succeed, they need both mental and physical strength. The framework used to improve these two [...]

4 Simple Things You Need to Do to Succeed at Work

By |2018-04-07T15:12:17+00:00April 7th, 2018|

When you’re starting a new job or a business, the one thing you want to achieve is success. That’s because success encompasses all the things people are looking for in a job, including financial rewards, influence or power, and the joy of doing what you love. But no matter how you define success, there [...]

February 2018

How to Improve your Neuroplasticity

By |2018-02-22T00:00:18+00:00February 21st, 2018|

Maybe you’ve heard about neuroplasticity from science journals, health magazines, or from the news. The term may sound technical, but it actually refers to your brain’s ability to adapt to the environment. It’s a lifetime process of “reorganising itself by forming new neural connections,” according to MedicineNet.com. Why Neuroplasticity is Important When your brain [...]

5 Steps to Change Your Morning Routine to Live Your Best Life

By |2018-04-29T09:57:32+00:00February 21st, 2018|

The way you feel in the morning the moment you open your eyes dictates how your day would turn out. And if you feel the same emotions and have the same thoughts in the morning, those would pretty much paint a picture of how your life would be now and in the future. If [...]