Conquering Fear

I was recently approached by an equestrian event rider because her performances had begun to nosedive due to what she described as a “paralysing fear”. Now many people would probably be paralysed with fear just by the thought of getting on a large, powerful horse, riding at high-speed across undulating ground and jumping fixed obstacles that are often...

Are You Up For It?

Every week it is fascinating to read and listen to pre-match forecasts and predictions and compare them to the actual results and the post-match reports. What’s really interesting is how often expectations do not match reality. Team’s expected to play well, dominate and win, end up losing to a ‘lesser’ team. A common explanation given...

Always Learning

There is a saying that states: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” Whilst this might be true in some walks of life it’s certainty not true in sport. Why? Because if you do the same things this season as you did last season your performance may...

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