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Dealing with Change

Sophie Radcliffe

by Sophie Radcliffe

4 years ago

Sophie Radcliffe, athlete and adventurer shares her thoughts on dealing with change.

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A Festival of learning

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by Chris Shambrook

4 years ago

As you know, we’ve a passion for performance and a while ago, Keith came up with the beautifully simple idea of creating an event that would help share this passion in a whole new way. And so Performance Fest was born.

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Unconscious competence

The Performance Room

by The Performance Room

4 years ago

If you can do something without thinking about it, congratulations but watch out. It’s the riskiest place of all. It’s great – because you can do it without much thought, but boy, be ready for a fall.

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An apple a day…

The Performance Room

by The Performance Room

4 years ago

We’re always scanning what’s going on in the world to see how we can connect it to simple, high performance thinking, and when Jim spotted some stuff about a new approach to food labelling, it got us thinking.

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Resilience…It’s all about explanations

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by Andrea Furst

4 years ago

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.

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Imagine applying for your job every single day

The Performance Room

by The Performance Room

4 years ago

While some Olympic athletes have their places secure others are going through trials. Actually they’ve been on trial for a long time. Just about every day. Imagine having the pressure of being on trial every day just doing your job. Every day. How would that pressure be?

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Developing the power of a resilient mind

Sophie Radcliffe

by Sophie Radcliffe

4 years ago

Resilience seems to be a hot topic at the moment. When times are challenging and we’re facing many changing demands, the ability to withstand what is thrown at us and bounce back quickly from set backs is all-important. So we asked our athlete ambassador, Sophie Radcliffe, to explain what resilience means to her.

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10 ways goals can help to improve your performance

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Adam Morris

by Adam Morris

4 years ago

Do you push your limits?

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by Chris Shambrook

4 years ago

We’re 186 days out from the Rio 2016 Olympics (as of 1st February!). It’s a critical time for athletes around the world preparing for the Games - what they do this winter will dictate their level of readiness to deliver medal winning performances at the Games.

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Hunting for performance improvement

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by Jim Constable

4 years ago

As humans, we’ve long been learning from nature. After all, we’re part of it - and in modern times, some of our best inventions have come from learning how things work in nature. Velcro, for example, was inspired from sticky burrs.

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Transform your performance

Katy Stanton

by Katy Stanton

4 years ago

If you want to take control and perform to your potential, this is the place for you. Welcome to The Performance Room.

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Road to Rio III

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by Chris Shambrook

4 years ago

So, in the third of our Road to Rio series, we’re talking about the importance of using and ignoring goals when you’re in the thick of performance. We write a lot about goals and the way they’re used and abused in different environments. This article though is focused fully on the reality of the role of goals for performance.

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