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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...

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...

January 31, 2018

Kendal McWade from Instinctive Golf is back. 
 

Recently, he dropped by for a visit for 2 days. He came to watch me coaching my regular Wednesday night group and then he coached a friend of mine as well as working me on my game and also coaching my son. 
 

After dinner, we recorded some reflections of our experiences and shared our thoughts on our respec...

December 11, 2017

This is a great chat with FA Coach Development Manager, Jack Walton. Jack has a wealth of experience in coaching and working with coaches so he has seen and experienced many of the challenges that most coaches face...

In this episode we discuss:

  • How Jack challenged me when he was listening to one of my workshops

  • How he helps coaches to develop c...

November 22, 2017

Calvin Betton has the life that would be the envy of many. He travels Europe coaching and helping young tennis players to strive to break into the professional ranks. It's a tough life but somebody's got to do it...right? Not necessarily...

In this episode we get an inside picture of the life of a tennis coach working at the cliff edge of the talent spa...

October 4, 2017

A slight change of pace in this episode. I am joined by regular contributor, Nick Levett who unloads his brain with me on all manner of topics related to the youth port experience. 

In this episode we cover: 
 

  • What is the point of coaching for kids? Is it actually doing them any good? 

  • Is adult risk aversion ruining play for children.

  • Why...

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