Podcast

Janet Young: Increasing Resilience

March 30, 2015
Janet Young: Increasing Resilience

We all face challenges from time to time, some of them are mild and others can seem overwhelming.  In all these situations we draw on inner strength, or resilience. In this podcast Janet Young, a former tennis professional and now Senior Lecturer in Exercise Psychology at Victoria University talks about the need to have strategies in […]

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Rob Neal: what makes a great golf swing

February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Rob Neal: what makes a great golf swing

The science of biomechanics, like other aspects of coaching and technology has made huge advances over the past decade.    Dr Rob Neal is a sports biomechanist specialising in golf and has been at the forefront of bringing improved understanding to coaches around the world.  This is a far cry from the past where our […]

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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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Ray Ruffels: results through working hard

October 10, 2014
Ray Ruffels: results through working hard

Ray Ruffels was undoubtedly a great tennis player, however it is through his coaching that he produced his best results.  He is best known as coach of doubles champions Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde who dominated Wimbledon doubles for a decade. Ray talks about the traits that are required for great tennis players and coaches.  The […]

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Dale Lynch: Coaching as an Art and a Science

September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Dale Lynch: Coaching as an Art and a Science

The debate about whether coaching is an art of science is over.  World-renowned golf coach Dale Lynch describes the way he uses both depending on the player he is coaching.  Dale is best known as the coach of Geoff Ogilvy and Aaron Baddeley.  His thoughts on coaching and his role as a parent/coach are interesting […]

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Stuart Leong: numbers that matter

August 22, 2014
Stuart Leong: numbers that matter

When you only have a limited time to practice, you want to make sure it counts. What if you knew exactly what to practice to reduce your scores? Stuart Leong has created the answer to this challenge. Listen as he describes how he found the answer and how you can benefit from his work. His […]

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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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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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Pia Nilsson: the spirit of coaching

May 16, 2014
Pia Nilsson: the spirit of coaching

Pia has been at the forefront of coaching since she looked for answers to questions she had about her own game.  Her writing and work with players of all levels is especially focussed on the mental, emotional and spiritual elements of the game.  Her Vision 54 coaching philosophy and business is helping thousands across the […]

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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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Jacque Mooney interview

April 14, 2014
Jacque Mooney interview

Sport isn’t a matter of life or death, however your brain doesn’t know that.  Listen as Jacque Mooney, one of the world’s leading kinesiologists explains what happens when we are placed in a highly competitive situation and how we can best manage those situations. Jacque Mooney contact  

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Matt Lancaster interview

March 28, 2014
Matt Lancaster interview

Matt is a world-renowned physiotherapist who was worked with athletes at Olympic and Commonwealth Games.  He describes three types of athletes and how athletes vary in their approach to injury prevention and treatment. www.allcarephysio.com.au    

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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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Steve Bann interview: traits of the best on the PGA Tour

November 12, 2013
Steve Bann interview: traits of the best on the PGA Tour

Steve is coach to highly successful US Tour golf professionals Stuart Appleby and KJ Choi.  He has been helping elite professionals win events for over 20 years.  Here he shares some of the traits he has seen and helped develop in some of the best golfers of our time.  

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