14th FEbruary 2023
Jordan Pickford. My account of being in the trenches with this brilliant young man 7 years ago.
I’ve worked with many England lads over the last 9 years. Physically using my skill set to solve recurring issues. Emotionally with younger guys, helping them forget the nonsense , forget the 3 lions, forget the tactics and....BE THEMSELVES, COME WHAT MAY, HAVE THAT BALL, RUN TILL YOU CRAMP , IF YOU LOVE A TACKLE IN LEAGUE FOOTBALL KEEP DOING IT.RESPECT YOURSELF DONT LET ANYONE TAKE LIBERTIES YOUR DREAMS ARE ON THE LINE EVERY DAY. THEY WERENT THERE AT YOU BIRTH AND THEY WONT BE THERE AT YOUR DEATH.READ MORE
7th FEbruary 2023
MY BATTLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
I was a prolific striker from aged seven to eighteen .Scoring goals at will, then it dried up. I became an eight to twelve goals a season man for the next seventeen years. The career that looked to be heading to the summit became stale. Such a familiar tale worldwide.READ MORE
The pain?? Oh my god the pain.
TAKE LIBERTIES YOUR DREAMS ARE ON THE LINE EVERY DAY. THEY WERENT THERE AT YOU BIRTH AND THEY WONT BE THERE AT YOUR DEATH.
31st JANuary 2023
Remaining aligned with your spirit is everything. The modern world of analysis and data is destroying instinct and making people sick.
HERE I LOOK AT WILKINSON, NEYMAR, MERTESAKER AND GOMES AS I DELVE INTO THE BIGGEST ISSUE WE HAVE RIGHT NOW IN HIGH PERFORMANCE READ MORE
The tunnel-vision dedication which he believed at the time to be the secret of his success, he now sees as self-destructive.“During my rugby career I was incredibly fit but I wasn’t healthy. Doing more weights or three hours’ kicking or watching videos of the opposition every day was mostly stressing the hell out of me.TAKE LIBERTIES YOUR DREAMS ARE ON THE LINE EVERY DAY. THEY WERENT THERE AT YOU BIRTH AND THEY WONT BE THERE AT YOUR DEATH.
24th january 2023
EGO - THE SILENT KILLER
Below is an extract from my upcoming book. "And Then What...." is a look into just what it takes emotionally to make it when you follow your dreams. The pitfalls that lie ahead. I tackle self belief, ego, fear, passion to need and many other emotional blocks to our true performance potential.READ MORE
17th january 2023
I was part of a relegated team 3 times... Why?...... Was there a common theme?
I Believe that only Top Top performers are self driven and motivated to almost psychotic levels. They never let up. Most people think they are doing enough but often are well short. READ MORE
The basics WILL ALWAYS UNDERPIN EVERYTHING. Guardiola at Barcelona and Manchester City now ,first and foremost, every day will harp on about the basics. BUT, its tough and its hard and which of us wants to get up every day and go again. Not rest on yesterday or dream about tommorow, just press reset and mercileslly drive again.