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The Makings of an Olympian

Posted by David Harrison on Monday, August 6, 2012, In : Discipline 

I have loved the interviews with the Olympic winners during London 2012. They have all mentioned a number characteristics that are common among all the winners. They are all linked and interlinked one can't exist without any of the others one is no important than any of the others.

Hard Work

'A winner is someone who recognises his God given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.' - Larry Bird.

This is mentioned by all the winne...

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The Importance of Discipline on Reaching PINNACLE PERFORMANCE

Posted by David Harrison on Friday, April 13, 2012, In : Discipline 
A couple of things have combined for inspiration for this blog. The first of these was a spiders web in my garden that I saw as I was going to my car one morning. The second is the book The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck.  The spiders web reminded me of the story of the king and the spider. The king was outlawed by an opposing king and was close to defeat.  In his hiding place he witnessed a small spider repeatedly try and fail to spin a web. The spider eventually completed his web and ...
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The Journey: The Elements for Success, Winning and Increased Performance in Sport, Business and Life

David Harrison Using sport psychology principles and performance psychology strategies from elite sport and business this blog highlights the elements needed for success, winning and increased performance. Whether lacking motivation, struggling to manage pressure or loss of confidence; the posts in this blog can help.

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