Olympic, or Fools Gold – Beware the Olympic analogy bandwagon
“The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.” – Pierre de Coubertin, father […]
What is mental readiness?
Knowing what you need to think and getting good at thinking it – is a pretty simple definition of mental readiness for preparing and performing and depending on who you’re […]
What is physical performance readiness?
Think about what happens at a time when you’re tired and hungry. It’s difficult to concentrate. You’re more likely to be irritable with other people. Interruptions can cause excessive frustration. […]
What is contextual readiness?
Contextual readiness is all about knowing and then managing the performance environment. There are physical influences in the performance environment that determine your current level of contextual readiness. Clearly there […]
Performance Pie Management
Roger Federer – The Ultimate Performance Readiness Champion It’s no surprise that Roger Federer is still going strong in his tennis career. He’s been an expert in managing his Performance […]
Are you waiting for perfect playing conditions?
You might have sunshine, rain, a million things to do or just one. Whatever the conditions are, they’re just the conditions. The conditions might be out of your control, but […]
What is tactical readiness?
Have you got all the tactics that you need to do your job? Tactical performance is all about doing the best you can with what you have. It’s about how […]
“I wish it could be Christmas Everyday…” Really? Every day? Imagine it… We’d all be enormous! Excessive food, too much to drink, not enough sleep… all a bit tough for […]
What is technical readiness?
Have you got all of the knowledge and skills you need to do your job? Technical performance is about knowledge and skills. Readiness in this part of the pie is […]
Performance Conversations - The high performance approach to managing time
Chris Shambrook in conversation with Keith Hatter & Matt Barker on the high performance approach to the challenge of making the best possible use of your time.
The Performance Calendar
Over the years we’ve had a lot of success working with teams and individuals with a performance calendar. The idea comes from a typical approach that coaches and athletes use […]
Performance Conversations - Take control of your interview
Chris Shambrook in conversation with Keith Hatter & Matt Barker about how to prepare for an interview. Interviews are important performance moments, and with the right approach, they can become […]