Category: High Performance

A Coaching Reflection

Coaching. Part of my process is regular reflection. So I thought I’d bring you into that world a bit today.  What it is I think about and how I reflect on that. :: Concept: Coach Wellbeing. I went to a Coach well being and recovery session at NSWIS a few weeks ago. Research is showing…



The Purpose of Training

Confused by the training process? Wondering why you are doing one type of session one day and then a different type of session on another? Been out on a training ride and wondered what if I tried more of “this” type of training and less of “that”? Welcome to the world of training for endurance…



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…