Category: Human Performance

Your Individual Race Experience

I went to a race this weekend. It was a big one for the team with a lot of the squad doing it together. The team aspect of an individual sport is something that surprises some people. Not me.  So I’m up there advising, supporting, observing and generally doing what coaches do and I watch…



Get them faster

Every morning. Every. Single. Bloody. Morning. I get up and think how can I make the athletes faster. Next step is always, always, always, what’s holding them back. What’s holding YOU back. Let’s work on that



Real Athletes Don’t Train

I want to tell you a story about a coach who I’ve never met. His name is Bill Sweetenham. Bill was brought up in poverty in Mt Isa, the mining town in Queensland. He was thirsty to learn and he knew early on that he wanted to be a coach. In fact, he had coached…



Yes Dad

Yes Dad …. This saying is at the core of any childhood. Okay and maybe it’s a yes Mum as well. You’ve been asked to do a chore and well yeah it’s probably not going to get done is it. Daily in my coaching environment I get the yes Dad. That look of yeah I’m…



Process Goals

Just had a good chat with an athlete around this. Worth putting up. The majority of goals we set are outcome goals. Natural tendency this one as we don’t sit there and dream of “neg splits” or “holding cadence”. We dream of our outcomes.   The way towards those outcomes but is identify what it…