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Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

January 22, 2015
Dave Buttifant: Sports Science and Ancient Greeks

Dave Buttifant is one of Australia’s most highly regarded and experienced sports scientists.  He has contributed greatly to the physical preparation and recovery of elite athletes across a range of sports, most notably Australian Rules Football. In this podcast Dave talks about the mindset of the very best athletes to learning, training and competition.  There […]

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Andrea Furst: action psychology gets results

November 13, 2014
Andrea Furst: action psychology gets results

Andrea Furst is a psychologist who works, not just in sport, but also performing arts and in the business world with teams and individuals.  We talk about her winning formula which she promotes through her business Mental Notes Consulting and how she applied the principles to running the Paris Marathon, all while running a business […]

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Matti Clements podcast: wellness and psychology

July 24, 2014
Matti Clements podcast: wellness and psychology

Whether you are the head of a team, a coach or an individual athlete, emotional wellbeing is essential to success.  Listen as Matti Clements describes how she became involved in sports psychology and is working in the pressure cooker field of Australian Rules Football, as well as Olympic and other sports. Find out more about […]

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Neil Craig: creating a high performing environment

June 18, 2014
Neil Craig: creating a high performing environment

Culture is a well-worn term to describe the behaviours aspired to by individual athletes and especially teams.  With a background in Olympic sport as well as being a highly accomplished player and coach in Australian Rules Football, Neil Craig shares his philosophies on what it takes to create a high performing environment.  

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Adam Freier: on being perfect

June 6, 2014
Adam Freier: on being perfect

As a highly accomplished Rugby international with the Wallabies, Adam Freier understands what it takes to compete successfully on the world stage.  He also understands what can get in the way of outstanding performance.  Listen as Adam tells his story of being the best he can be.    

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Todd Woodbridge: responsibility and learned mental toughness

May 1, 2014
Todd Woodbridge: responsibility and learned mental toughness

Listen as multiple Wimbledon champion and Olympic gold medallist Todd Woodbridge talks about the importance of responsibility and learned mental toughness in becoming a high performing athlete on the world stage.    

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James Tomkins interview

March 5, 2014
James Tomkins interview

James is a multiple Olympic and World Championship rower, so his powerful advice on building confidence and doing the work will apply to both sport and life.      

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Karl Morris interview

February 20, 2014
Karl Morris interview

A mindset coach who has guided his players to British and US Open wins is definitely worth listening to.  Here Karl talks about what’s required to be in your best mental state when you are playing a shot. In the podcast Karl talks about a book he has written.  That book is called Attention!! The […]

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Paul Penna interview

February 7, 2014
Paul Penna interview

Paul has worked with athletes from most Olympic and many professional sports.  Here he discusses the traits he recognises in the best athletes.  He also finds there are one or two powerful questions he asks every athlete.  Find out what they are… www.performancepsychology.com.au    

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Damien Farrow interview

January 23, 2014
Damien Farrow interview

What are the most effective ways to learn a new skill?  High performers do it differently to the rest of us and get different results.  They use the principles of practice structure, feedback and motivation to ensure they get results.      

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