Case Studies

Sport

Aim

Audience

Intervention

Great Britain Hockey

@ Olympic Games
@ World Cups
@ Commonwealth Games
@ European Championships

1. Improve team cohesion

2. Manage pressurised moments
more effectively.

3. Develop leadership

1. Team

2. Team and Individual Player

3. Performance director, head coach, captain & leadership group.

1. Personality profiles & working on VVB (Vision, Values & Behaviours)

2. Training under pressure – leading to delivering under pressure & rolling out team & individual resilience programs

3. Individual one-to-one programme – Key aim of increasing self-awareness leading to the ability to use self-regulation skills

England Blind Football

@ European Championships

1. Players to better able to manage their mental game under pressure

2. Leadership relationships

1. Players

2. Head coach & performance director

1. Individual mental skills work around the 5 C’s. E.g. Self-talk, Focus, Relaxation skills & goal setting.

2. Reflection and Impact 1-1 sessions with the Head Coach and Performance Director.

Professional Tennis

@ International Tennis Federation – Futures Tour

To support the transition from the junior ranks to professional.

1. Individual players

1. 1-1’s focusing on managing emotions under pressure & ability to successfully review performances.

Professional Rugby

@ Aviva English Premiership

1. Improved mental conditioning and awareness

1. Team split into forwards, backs, and academy.

1. Education around pre-performance routines

2. Up skilling around a strengths-based mind-set – “Super-Strengths”

ProfessionalCricket

@ County Championship, 50 Over & T20

1. Improving cohesion

2. Performance improvement – under pressure

3. Leadership development

1. Team

2. Individual players

3. Chief Executive Officer, Director of Cricket, Head Coach, Captain, Leadership Group

1. Developing a Purpose, Values and Behaviours

2. Developing, monitoring and reviewing 1-1 individual performance plans

3. 1-1’s, 2-1’s, observation & feedback.
4. Transformation Leadership education.​