Hunting for performance improvement
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.
Developing the power of a resilient mind
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.
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.
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.
The High Performance Guide to Christmas Shopping
Recently we saw the 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.
10 ways to learn how to be more resilient
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. Build your […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Build physical and mental resilience
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?