Road to Rio III
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.
Want to know what it takes to be confident and ready to perform? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’re ready […]
It’s not always plain sailing – battling back when your confidence is rock bottom
We’ve all been through tough times when our confidence has taken a battering. It happens to the best of us, and sometimes, in the case of elite athletes, very publically. […]
Performing in challenging conditions
Want to know what it takes to perform brilliantly in challenging conditions? Watch this short but beautifully formed video for everything you need to know so that you’re absolutely ready to perform […]
Pressure – friend or foe? You choose.
Everyone faces pressure. Everyone’s personality plays a role in how pressure affects them. If you want to be the best you can, then you need to get pressure to work for you!
Making pressure work for you
Shift your approach to pressure situations. Stop thinking about pressure as something unhelpful and start using it to help you perform at your best.
Bring on the pressure
It’s easy to perform when there’s no pressure, there’s time and you’re in control. Performing under pressure is a different matter. It’s that simple. Great performers step up under pressure. […]
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!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]