Brain In The Game Sport Mind Coaching Podcast

Brain In The Game Sport Mind Coaching Podcast

Hosted by: Dave Diggle

Brain in the Game explores the mental aspect of training and competing at an elite level of sport. We’re all aware of the traditional role of a physical coach – people who work with the bodies of athletes – mind...

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083: How Coaches Build an Effective Leadership Group – and why it's so important for the development of you, your team and your athletes

This week on Brain in the Game, we look at something that is a bit controversial when you're trying to create an organisation or a club or a group that's efficient, effective, and responsive. That is, how do you build...
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082: How Do I Turn My Performance Around When I Am In A Slump?

How to Turn Around Your Performance When You're in a Slump In this episode of Brain in the Game, we discuss how both athletes and coaches can turn an athlete’s performance around when they are in a slump. It's a...
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081: Why Do Athletes Choke Under Pressure

Why do athletes choke under pressure? And why would a coach also choke under pressure?  In fact, the reason a coach chokes and the reason an athlete chokes are exactly the same, and a normal part of being human. And...
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080: How Coaches Can Improve the Mental Performance and Confidence of their Athletes

Building Athlete Confidence: The Role of Coaches Coaching is a challenging occupation, and coaches can struggle to understand their role and responsibilities. The reality is that coaches can make or break an athlete's...
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079: Momentum, Confidence and Snowballs

Athletes, learn how to put into practice a successful framework to maintain momentum, in order to continue making progress, even if you face setbacks? In podcast episode 79 we explore momentum, confidence and...
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078: How to Effectively Use Mental Performance Training as an Athlete

Mental Performance can sometimes be mistakenly used as a paracetamol, to be “only used in the case of emergency”. However, when built into your daily training it can catapult you into a world of high performance and...
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077: On Leadership with Michael Hooper, Captain of the Australian Wallabies

Australian Wallaby captain, Michael Hooper is the most capped Australian rugby union captain in Wallaby history. Michael has made 118 International appearances and has won the coveted John Eales Medal for a record...
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076: Selection vs Growth – Do I need to choose?

Selection vs Growth – What is the right option?  In episode #76 we unpack the conundrum all athletes experience, “Do I focus on selection, or do I focus on growth?”  We will look at the anxiety that can be caused when...
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075: Team Culture – Building a Successful Culture in Your Team

Building a Successful Team Culture –⁠ How to get your team to fire on cue Much is made of the importance of a team culture when it comes to success – it is often touted as the secret sauce to a team’s results. In...
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074: Cycle of Performance – When is the right time to improve, to perform, or to recover?

Cycle of Performance – When is the right time to improve, to perform, or to recover? By taking a deep look at the typical yearly cycle most athletes traditionally follow, we uncover the hidden mental and emotional...
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073: Effective Emotional Management –⁠ Where to put your emotion to springboard you forward with purpose and control

Where you choose to focus your emotions will dictate the quality and consistency of your performance In this episode of Brain in the Game, we look closely at the importance of our emotions when learning and retaining...
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072: Sustainable Performance –⁠ 4 Key Frames to Optimise Our Own Unique Characteristics

Sustainable Performance –⁠ 4 Key Frames to Optimise Our Own Unique Characteristics How to set sustainable objectives and goals, and 4 Key Frames necessary to consistently perform successfully. PLUS A limited time...
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