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‘Good Sport’ – The book about supporting young athletes – Out now! Dr Jay-Lee Nair

June 21st, 2023

Are you a parent who wants to be a part of their child’s sport journey, no matter how far they go? Do you sometimes feel just as frustrated as your young athlete with the debrief during the journey home after the game? Perhaps you struggle to find the right words to say – or sometimes […]

Move your Mind, Uplift the World Dr Jay-Lee Nair

September 8th, 2021

Mindfulness techniques to enliven your exercise experience Asics has just launched the Mind Uplifter™ inviting you and the world to experience the uplifting power of sport and the impact of movement. For the first time, you can capture the impact of movement on how you think and feel across 10 emotional and cognitive metrics – including […]

Crossing the bridge from fun to focussed Dr Jay-Lee Nair

June 8th, 2021

In this article, I share insights into one of the most common cases I see in young athletes, and introduce key strategies I teach young golfer and their parents to turn things around and thrive when competing.   The Case: The transition from ‘just for fun’ to ‘more serious’ I see this transition occurring for […]

Extending skills training beyond field, pitch and pool deck for student-athletes Dr Jay-Lee Nair

May 22nd, 2021

The international school raising the game in sport performance programs for student-athletes in Singapore At GEMS World Academy in Singapore, Danny Tauroa Director of Sport and Physical Education, is carving out a sport performance program that goes far beyond winning and losing. The former elite New Zealand rugby player and Singapore national coach is separating […]

“Eyes Up!” Dr Andrea Furst

May 18th, 2021

While running might be my ‘therapy’ I can certainly say that it also occasionally results in a wry smile as I pound the pavements and parks throughout the cities and towns I run through.  Traditionally I am a fan of cues to help the mind focus on helpful, productive aspects of endurance runs.  These days, […]

Stretch your mind like your hamstring: Flexibility is key to doing what matters to perform at our best Kai Morris

March 7th, 2021

It is common knowledge that athletes need to have a level of physical flexibility to be able to perform at their best, which involves optimising the prevention and management of injuries.  Most of us have stretched before training, gym, or competition and understand the importance of having durable, flexible muscles that can withstand the stress […]

Take Charge of Your Mind Dr Andrea Furst

January 28th, 2021

Here are ten little mental notes that give you insight into the fundamental philosophies that we focus on in our work with people.   1  Treat your mind like a muscle Meaning: You can optimise the way your mind functions through learning about yourself and your mental approach. To make changes to the muscles in your body, […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Dr Andrea Furst

May 24th, 2020

There’s nothing quite like leaving things to the last minute. The energy that’s created to ‘get it done’ is pretty addictive (those of you who know this feeling will be smiling now). It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. In 2020 it takes place from 18-24 May. The theme is kindness. So, I am going to be […]

Options to see us under Telehealth Kai Morris

April 19th, 2020

As you may recall, last week we released an article outlining our virtual options in the face of COVID-19. The government has just released further Medicare funding to support Telehealth opportunities for clients. So, we thought we would outline your options regarding Telehealth services.   Mental Health Care Plans – COVID-19 Items The government has […]

Supporting Champions Podcast: Andrea Furst on Change and Uncertainty Dr Andrea Furst

April 10th, 2020

Supporting Champions Podcast by Dr Steve Ingham Steve is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. Listen here.               Description from the podcast: In this episode I talk to Dr Andrea Furst, performance psychologist at Mental Notes. Andrea has had […]