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Perform better under pressure

Most people face moments of pressure in their work. Being prepared for these is an important part of fulfilling your potential. If you do this really well you might even look forward to the pressure!

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Step up when the conditions are tough

People who make the most of their potential know they can perform, however tough the challenge. Being able to step up and perform when it matters is a skill they develop.

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Get your mind ready for the challenge

Shift your attitude to challenging situations so you’re better at performing in them than you are at moaning about them! Get your challenge mindset right and give yourself the best […]

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Challenging conditions are where high performers love to be

“It never gets easier, you just go faster” – Greg LeMond (Tour de France winner) Too often people forget that when they sign up to be part of a highly competitive […]

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Swimmers love water

Swimmers get wet. They accept they’re going to be immersed in water a lot of the time and so tend not to complain about how wet they get. In contrast, […]

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Are you ready for Rio?

In just under a year’s time, our finest sports men and women will be entering the cauldron of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. For most of them, this will be the biggest challenge of their careers, if not their lives. Many of them will be competing at their first Games. For some, it will be their only Games – their one and only chance to shine.

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Road to Rio - we need to qualify

Welcome to our Road to Rio series! You’ll hopefully have seen by now that the Great Britain Women’s Hockey qualified for Rio with a superb series of performances throughout the World Hockey League in Valencia. They won the whole tournament, winning every match they played, and happily booking the team’s place for Rio next year as a result.

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