The 4 types of Mental Toughness
Inspire yourself with our infographic and learn about the 4 different types of mental toughness that you can apply to your performance each day.
Resilience. A much discussed topic and an even more sought after ‘quality’. Being resilient seems to be pretty damn important in a world of massive change, competition and challenge (see what we’ve done there?!). Are you thinking about and taking disciplined steps to build your resilience – or leaving it to chance?
Building resilience - body first, brain second
Most people think of resilience as a mental quality. We think of resilience as a skill. It’s a skill that’s so much easier to practise when you’ve got your physical […]
Disaster readiness planning tool!
Lets face it; nothing is a certainty in your world. There will be times when you need great resilience. This tool will help you understand and build your personal resilience […]
From disaster to triumph – what does it take to be brilliantly resilient?
We’ve had the privilege and pleasure over the last 5 years, to work with some of the world’s best Paralympic athletes, many of whom have had to deal with massive, […]
Resilient for what?
Being resilient is a capability we all have to some extent and will all, always need. It’s something you can understand and build upon, to help you stay on track […]
Are you ready to be resilient?
Resilience. It’s seen as essential quality in today’s workplace. And according to the many resilience gurus out there, it’s all about bouncing back from setbacks. We’ve got a different understanding […]
Serious about learning?
We've been working with Adidas Western Europe on a year long Talent programme. It's been fascinating to see how the folk on it are grasping the opportunity to learn as much as they can. It's prompted some thoughts from us about learning - so our blog this week highlights some of the very impressive and effective learning behaviours we've seen from them over the past 6 months.
The High Performance Guide to Christmas Shopping
Last week saw the now annual tradition of Black Friday and the start in earnest of the Christmas Shopping season. For some, Black Friday is a chance to get competitive and snap up the best deals. For those type of folk, it’s a mere warm up act for the post-Christmas sales. For others, it’s an indicator that we better get thinking about present buying and start preparing for a ritual we’d rather not have in our lives.
Ready for Rio… again?!
So that was the Rio Olympics. A fantastic fortnight of sport and a compelling spectacle for those of us glued to our screens. The backdrop was spectacular, and as ever, the controversy and noise around the Games organisation and environment faded into the background once competition got going.
An insight from champions
If you’re a tennis fan you’ll have been suffering post-Wimbledon blues last week. It was another classic Wimbledon – imperfect weather conditions, some surprising upsets and a few memorable on-court battles. As ever, there was plenty of high performance learning to be taken from the fortnight – and this week, we’re sharing our picks of the best.
Resilience…It’s all about explanations
In the final part of our series on resilience, Andrea Furst, one of our Human Performance Experts and Senior Sport Psychologist to GB Women’s Hockey, shares some reflections on resilience from her involvement in the selection process of the past four Olympic Games.