Many people believe that sports mindset or psychology is just for elite athletes and professionals. This belief limits coaches and players from becoming the best they can be at any level or grade of sport. Developing a healthy sports mindset empowers anyone to enjoy their sport more and achieve greater personal results. Every athlete, team…… Continue reading IS MINDSET DEVELOPMENT JUST FOR THE ELITE


This is the question I’d like you to ask your players (for coaches) or children (for parents). “What will you do if it’s not quite working out for you? If the opposition are playing really well or if you’re not quite finding your best form?” What you are doing is giving your players a better opportunity…… Continue reading A POSITIVE NEGATIVE QUESTION


This is one of the best podcasts around for coaches and leaders of sport. Each week The Way of Champions Podcast will connect you with the top minds in sports, coaching, leadership, and building championship programs so you can take your athletes and teams to the next level. Definitely worth checking out if you love a…… Continue reading THE WAY OF CHAMPIONS


PART TWO: Building Respect:  1/ set clear expectations – when expectations are not communicated, clarified and agreed upon, it leaves everyone frustrated, disappointed and even angry. Communicate what you expect at training and on game day, and never assume, “they should just know”. Lead them. When your expectations of them, and visa versa, are communicated,…… Continue reading PART #2 – RESPECT


A coach needs both “Rapport and Respect” to build great culture, team spirit and effective development for their team. Some coaches naturally build rapport, being well liked by their team, because they are fun, a friend and just one of the gang. Without also building respect, issues of discipline, commitment and unspoken expectations can create…… Continue reading PART #1 RAPPORT