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BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP31 : THE BRADMAN EFFECT – HOW TO MAKE YOUR PRACTICE REALLY WORK

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP31 : THE BRADMAN EFFECT – HOW TO MAKE YOUR PRACTICE REALLY WORK It is without doubt the most incredible statistic in the whole of sport. Don Bradman, the great Australian batsman, finished his test career with a batting average of 99.94. The next best in the whole history of the game is the current Australian Captain Steve Smith at around 63. Anyone who averages 50 or more is in a very exclusive club and yet Bradman was almost DOUBLE that. Why was Bradman so very good? What was his secret? What is the significance? How does it apply to you? It is a little known fact but Don Bradman had a practice routine that almost NOBODY talks about but was, for me,…

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP29 : CHINA : THE PRICE OF PROGRESS IS THE PAIN OF CHANGE

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP29 : CHINA : THE PRICE OF PROGRESS IS THE PAIN OF CHANGE Today’s podcast is an opportunity for me to share with you some observations on the challenge of CHANGE How can we change ? What do we need to DO? What are the consequences of change? I have just returned from a wonderful working trip to China. A place full of contrast and mystery. Something VERY different for me In today’s show, we talk about the UNKNOWN Going into that strange place called the unfamiliar How the human brain is a paradox in the sense that it wants change but at the same time RESISTS it with all of its might The very thought of stepping into the unknown can and…

MONDAY MIND FACTOR MISSIVE : CHINESE ENERGY 5 February 2018

MONDAY MIND FACTOR MISSIVE : CHINESE ENERGY  5 February 2018 I have just returned from a wonderful trip to China. A first time experience for me and an incredible eye opener to a fascinating country. I was very fortunate to stay at what is the biggest golf resort in the world, Mission Hills in Shenzen.  What a jaw dropping place!  Twelve golf courses which, apparently, are full most of the days.  They have TWO THOUSAND permanent caddies. The golf ‘shop’ is something to behold with around 15 different store franchises under one roof selling every golf brand imaginable. I was out there to film a series of videos to help coaches teach the Mind Factor. The “China Elite Golf Coaches” online programme is being put…

BRAINBOOSTER EP26 : DAVE O’SULLIVAN – MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE

Today we have a very special guest on the podcast Dave O’Sullivan is one of the best Physiotherapists in professional sport He recently came back from Australia with the England rugby league team, who had a successful campaign under legendary coach, Wayne Bennett I met Dave back in 2013 when we were both working with the Huddersfield Giants in Super League. The Giants had not won silverware for over eighty years. Continual story of failure Doomed to be a ‘minnow’ That season, the Giants won the league leaders trophy Top of the league Beating the ‘big’ teams such as Wigan, Leeds and St Helens For me, one of the main reasons, was what Dave O Sullivan did with the players He got them back on…

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP25 : KENDAL MCWADE – AQUIRING SKILLS

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP25 : KENDAL MCWADE – AQUIRING SKILLS We have a REALLY interesting show lined up today with a fascinating coach, Kendal McWade. This session will truly give your learning brain a BOOST! Kendal has made it his life’s work to help people gain SKILLS. Not just knowledge but skills The SKILL of being able to complete a task The SKILL of influencing the ball So often, the coaching process is just an exchange of INFORMATION You are told what you are doing ‘wrong’ in the opinion of the coach. You are then told to do what is ‘right’… Does this actually help you to develop the skill of controlling your golf ball or the cricket ball or the tennis shot? Often, what happens,…

MOMENTUM

MOMENTUM It is that time of year when it is VERY easy to just wind down and let one day drift into another with no real purpose. Yes, you need a break! We ALL do BUT What could you be doing NOW that others are not doing to give you some momentum going into next year? The quality of what you achieve next year will be a result of what you do in the next few weeks. To start the New Year from a dead stop is TOUGH. Get things in place now for your game or your business.   Build in your break but DO the things you need to do NOW   PODCAST One thing you can do is listen to this weeks…

BRAIN BOOSTER PODCAST EP21 : SKY SPORTS ANDREW COLTART TAKING LESSONS FROM THE PAST

BRAIN BOOSTER PODCAST EP21 : SKY SPORTS ANDREW COLTART TAKING LESSONS FROM THE PAST Today, we have a fantastic forthright and honest show with Sky Sports Analyst and Commentator, Andrew Coltart. He played on the European Tour for 17 years winning twice.  He was also a Walker Cup and Ryder Cup player. During our time together, Andrew really doesn’t hold back.  He says it as it is!  We talk about how he grew up and the environment that allowed him to LEARN his golfing skills.  How he ‘played golf to learn golf’. Simple, yet, effective coaching. How he loved the cut and thrust of Matchplay golf and the chance to challenge himself mentally. Dealing with setbacks. Being mentally tough His first attempt at getting and…

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP20: BEN COOMBER ON HEALTH AND NUTRITION

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP20: BEN COOMBER ON HEALTH AND NUTRITION In today’s show, we have a great interview with one of the leading experts in the health and nutrition industry, Ben Coomber. He is host to the top rated podcast Ben Coomber Radio which is an essential listen if you want your brain to work at its optimum. You can have all of the best mental game strategies but if you are not fuelling your system efficiently, you will still come up well short of your best. In the show, Ben has some fascinating insights on how you can take charge of your own health and well-being protocol. We discuss : How we are all drowning in too much mis-information and the need to find YOUR…

THERE ARE ONLY 10 AVAILABLE!! A DIFFERENT KIND OF GIFT

THERE ARE ONLY 10 AVAILABLE !! A DIFFERENT KIND OF GIFT     On this USB credit card style (gift boxed), you have the opportunity to own the very best of The Mind Factor to transform your game in 2018!!  Or gift it!!       You will receive in a gift box a download each of  : The Ultimate Players Programme including my personal back up support The Putting Factor Mind Traps SENIORS! The Best Is Yet To Come ATTENTION!! The SECRET To YOU Playing Great Golf Individually, these items alone would normally cost you a whopping £618.80!!  But there is more included, too – see below!! This is a complete training programme for your golf in 2018! PLUS YOU WILL RECEIVE….. More importantly,…

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP19 : JOE SILLETT – BOUNCING BACK IN BUSINESS

BRAINBOOSTER PODCAST EP19 : JOE SILLETT – BOUNCING BACK IN BUSINESS   How important is mental resilience? How much do we need that skill in our world of deep unpredictability? We all face challenges in our work, in our family life, in our sport and it has always been my aim on this podcast to share with you inspirational stories from people who have the qualities to deal with the ‘turbulence’ of life. Joe Sillett is one such person. From a chance remark and a twist of fate, Joe built up the cricket equipment firm Woodworm from nothing into a multi million pound operation in a few short years. This culminated in securing some of the game’s greatest names such as Freddie Flintoff and Kevin…

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