Mental Toughness Insights
….because everyone deserves to live with the ability to control what they experience, overcome challenges, stay committed to they want to achieve and have the belief that they can achieve it..
“I can’t keep the ball in play” “I don’t know where my next run is coming from” “I always play badly there” “She’s my nemesis” “He’s better than me” “We lost because of me” “I’m useless at…” I hear statements like this all the time from athletes. Their language is a...read more
In May 2019, I delivered mental toughness sessions at Prior Park College in Bath for the U13, U15 and 1st XI cricket squads and a group of sports scholars. These were highly interactive sessions that got the students to explore aspects of mental toughness such as...read more
I watch a lot of sport, some live and the rest on TV. I’m a big cricket and golf fan but I watch many others sports as well. Consequently I’m always keen to observe the very best in sport as they perform. Admiring their skills and trying to put myself in their shoes...read more
I’ve undertaken a lot of personal development in my life for both personal and professional reasons. Some of this has been highly memorable and stayed with me and most has been less than memorable and been quickly forgotten (or remembered for negative reasons). The...read more
Mental Toughness and the 3 moments in Sport The 4C's of mental toughness - Control, Commitment, Challenge and Confidence provide athletes with a robust framework to assess, identify and develop their mental toughness. The Control and Commitment scales can be developed...read more