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Striving for Sporting Dreams whilst Reducing Fears (part 2)

Part 2 Reducing Fear – adapting beliefs Continuing from part one and the importance of security in oneself (maturity) I want to talk about the benefits of growth and how it can help you reduce some key fears. Fear has

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Striving for Sporting Dreams whilst Reducing Fears (part 1)

Central to my “Winning Parent” teachings is the idea that we are all different and yet so similar too. We all have totally unique complex situations and yet we share so many common life experiences.  Although influenced by personal upbringings,

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Thanks for taking away the sh**! (The email that made the book)

“How long did it take you to write it?” This is the question I am asked the most about my book The Winning Parent.  “The truth is it took me about 5 years but the last 5 months, once I

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3 Tips that will take your Skills as a Sports Parent to the Next Level.

HOW to improve your skills as a Sports Parent and reduce some Stress! 3 Tips to take your Children to the Next Level. Go for Recognition over Attention Most people need to hear they are recognised for their efforts and

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Sports Parents – To push or not to push!

The phrase “pushy parent” is mostly used in derogatory terms. It insinuates a controlling parent being overbearing on the poor victim child, who would do much better if their mum or dad backed off. What do you think about this?

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“A Book from the Heart” – Grand Central Station and why I wrote the book.

I have just had the most thrilling week selling and publicising the book in Grand Central Station, New York City. I was invited to do this by Tournament of Champion promoter John Nimmick, who next year completes 20 years of

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“You can’t help the poor by being one of them!”

This quote, like many, is attributed to Abraham Lincoln. I always wonder how Presidents and Prime Ministers cope. With so many decisions and worldly concerns how do they find the mental space to deal with personal day to day things

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Jersey Parent Trap Article

Here is an insightful article in the Jersey Evening Post which discusses parental involvement in sport. Jersey Evening Post Article

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