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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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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071: Pre-Season Goal Setting –⁠ 5 key steps to staying on track

Good intentions are not good enough. "You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems." –⁠ James Clear, Atomic Habits Statistically, they say the third Monday of the new year is...
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070: Mental Blocks and How we Can Better Deal with Them –⁠ FOREVER

Why are mental blocks such an issue for athletes? Almost every coach will understand the frustration and pain that comes from an athlete being mentally and emotionally paralysed by a mental block. That...
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069: Re-thinking the Blame Game

The Blame Game –⁠ Whose fault was it, really? Whose fault was it, really? When things are going well and athletes are winning, people love to take the credit. However, when things fall over, those same people are very...
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068: Do I fit the selectors' mould, or do I create my own style?

Do I fit the selectors' mould, or do I create my own style? Who are you playing for? It’s an age-old conundrum for elite and professional athletes, “Do I change who I am and how I play to fit the mould of the...
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067: Building Sustainable Self-Belief – Self-belief is a system, not a feeling

Building Sustainable Self-Belief – Self-belief is a system, not a feeling Believe it or not, athletes –⁠ more than others –⁠ tend to suffer with low self-esteem and low self-belief. This sounds bizarre when you think...
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066: Four steps to Beat Mental Fatigue –⁠ An Athletes Guide to Managing Your Brain

Four steps to Beat Mental Fatigue Every athlete gets fatigued. Heck! We train hard, we push ourselves to the limits and beyond –⁠ so it’s no surprise we become physically fatigued. However, there is a BIG difference...
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065: The Three Steps to Effective Performance Preparation

The three steps to effective performance preparation  The second in our series of podcasts on the global tour, this week coming from Dublin. As the internal and external pressures of performing becomes imminent we...
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