Tag Archive: sports psychology

Thinking Differently About Running

Some recent research has indicated that running without shoes may be better for our health, as we then adopt a lower-impact running style and also because the human body evolved to be used to running without shoes and so it is a more natural running style. However, transitioning from running as we do now to…

Sean Richardson on the 10% Rule

I was speaking with sports psychologist and high performance coach Sean Richardson today about the 10% rule. Sean is an expert in sustaining physical and mental well being while performing at peak levels. Sean mentioned the additional dimension that there is a phenomenon in sports psychology called periodisation – athletes can sustain peak workloads for…

The 10% Rule

I was talking to Andrew O’Brien, director of Organisations That Matter recently at an event about how he and his partner ran 8 marathon races together in 8 countries in 8 weeks earlier this year. That’s a pretty impressive effort in itself. It turned out afterwards that he had run the last 6 marathons with…

Performing Under Pressure with the Business Olympian

Olympic athletes need to perform under pressure, and so do business people. Gavin Freeman, the Business Olympian, is a former Olympic elite sports psychologist who is now making the connection between olympic sport psychology and elite performance in business. Gavin delivered a workshop today for the VPS CIN to a group of 24 people on…

The Sport of High Performance Consulting

I was flying on Qantas earlier this month, and had the pleasure of listening to Kieren Perkins being intereviewed by Peter Switzer. For those not familiar with Kieren Perkins, Kieren broke 12 world records in swimming, and is the first person to hold the Olympic, World, Commonwealth, and Pan Pacific titles simultaneously. In addition to…

Tag Archive: sports psychology

Thinking Differently About Running

Some recent research has indicated that running without shoes may be better for our health, as we then adopt a lower-impact running style and also because the human body evolved to be used to running without shoes and so it is a more natural running style. However, transitioning from running as we do now to…

Sean Richardson on the 10% Rule

I was speaking with sports psychologist and high performance coach Sean Richardson today about the 10% rule. Sean is an expert in sustaining physical and mental well being while performing at peak levels. Sean mentioned the additional dimension that there is a phenomenon in sports psychology called periodisation – athletes can sustain peak workloads for…

The 10% Rule

I was talking to Andrew O’Brien, director of Organisations That Matter recently at an event about how he and his partner ran 8 marathon races together in 8 countries in 8 weeks earlier this year. That’s a pretty impressive effort in itself. It turned out afterwards that he had run the last 6 marathons with…

Performing Under Pressure with the Business Olympian

Olympic athletes need to perform under pressure, and so do business people. Gavin Freeman, the Business Olympian, is a former Olympic elite sports psychologist who is now making the connection between olympic sport psychology and elite performance in business. Gavin delivered a workshop today for the VPS CIN to a group of 24 people on…

The Sport of High Performance Consulting

I was flying on Qantas earlier this month, and had the pleasure of listening to Kieren Perkins being intereviewed by Peter Switzer. For those not familiar with Kieren Perkins, Kieren broke 12 world records in swimming, and is the first person to hold the Olympic, World, Commonwealth, and Pan Pacific titles simultaneously. In addition to…