Tag Archives: development

Guest Post: 3 Key Lessons

With over 20 years experience and success in high level athletic performance enhancement I was pumped when Jorge Carvajal said he’d write for propelperform.com. Jorge is a Sport Performance Coach who specialises in training athletes for the NFL Combine. Lessons Learned as a Performance Coach I recently sat down with a young strength & conditioning coach who had been emailing ...

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Guest Post: Grasp your Opportunity

After catching up with Lachlan Penfold at the Leaders in Performance Conference in NYC, I was pumped to see the Roosters win the NRL Premiership. Being a quiet and understated sort of guy it’s hard to believe he was the High Performance Manager for the team, and a major contributor to their reversal in form.  When Grant asked me to ...

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Guest Post: Momentum – Can it be Coached?

I was fortunate enough to coach along side Pete Wilkins at the GPS Rugby Club where we reached the the first Grand Final in 17 years. Pete’s ability to turn our defence into a weapon was major reason for our success. I wish him the best in his well deserved promotion at the Queensland Reds.  Introduction In 2010, whilst working ...

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Guest Post: The Little Things

With clients and patients from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy  the LPGA & the WTA, I am always glad to catch up with Andrew Small. The last time I was in NYC  he showed me around his place of work, the impressive SportsLab NYC, where it is not uncommon to see NBA players and other elite athletes training & being treated.  ...

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Guest Post: 6 Principles for the School Environment

If coaches are teachers, and teaching is coaching, then Grant Stephensen knows why as a high performer in both fields. He has mixed head coaching roles with Head of department roles and teaching with coaching for well over a decade. In my visits to his office I always notice there is certainly no shortage of silverware, from World Cups to ...

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