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November 14, 2018

Richard Shorter has spent his life committed to supporting families to improve their communication and relationship dynamics. He set us www.non-perfectdad.co.uk to provide a space for sporting parents to help to navigate the dynamic world of sport for young people. 

In this illuminating and energising conversation Richard unloads 20 years of knowledge a...

October 5, 2018

It's Parents in Sport week!! A week dedicated to providing parents with support and guidance about how to have a positive sporting experience for parents and children. 

So it is only fitting that I had a conversation with Gordon MacLelland of Working with Parents in Sport

In this conversation I am actually being a sport parent and recording the podcast o...

September 19, 2018

Peter Prickett is a coach that is passionate about the role that games can play in the child's sports experience. So much so that he has written a book that is dedicated to playing games. But not just any games...specifically 3 v 3 games as he believes that they offer the most representative football experience and provide the richest opportunities for...

August 9, 2018

Andrew Wilson is a researcher from Leeds Beckett University in the UK who co writes about ecological psychology in a fascinating blog 'Notes from two scientific psychologists' 

In this fascinating and insightful conversation Andrew and I explore various aspects of Ecological Psychology and try to apply them to real world problems in coaching. We ex...

August 9, 2018

Dan Peterson and Len Zaichowsky PhD have written a great book called 'The Playmaker's Advantage' that is full of practical information backed up by scientific research to help coach to create environments that will foster the creative abilities of young athletes. 

Dan  has a background in the technology industry but he is a passionate sports parent and...

July 19, 2018

Phil Kearney is a researcher, lecturer and coach. He is based at the University of Limerick in Ireland and is one of the 'Great Triumvirate' of Irish skill acquisition leaders along with Ed Coughlan and Olly Logan. 

In this episode we really dig into some of the research behind skill acquisition and its application including...

  • Looking at Fundamental...

June 20, 2018

Juan Gonzalez Mendia from www.sudamericacoaching.com is a coach and coach developer that is working to bring non linear approaches to South America. 

He works with schools, clubs, provincial associations and national governing bodies to help them to embrace player centred development philosophies and approaches. 

In this episode we explore...

  • The issu...

June 13, 2018

At the Talent Equation we like to innovate and try new things. In keeping with this spirit of innovation this week's episode is a bit of an experiment. 

Rob Gray from www.perceptionaction.com and The Perception Action Podcast stopped by for a chat and was game enough to allow me to include a live (virtual) studio audience in the shape of members of my p...

June 6, 2018

Brett Holland is a self confessed coaching geek!! 


He is a full time coach at one of the most prestigious sporting universities in the UK and he has one of the best jobs in the world. 

In this conversation we explore his methods, philosophy and approaches and get under the hood of his experiences as a coach both positive and negative.

Our discussions inc...

May 23, 2018

Jason deVos likes a challenge! He also doesn't give up until he achieves his goals!! He is an object lesson in GRIT, Growth Mindset, Resilience...and all that stuff!! 

Not only does he come back from being dropped by his provincial football team at age 12 to captain his country. He gives up a lucrative job as a TV pundit to become the Head of Football D...

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