With more than 25 years thinking about sport for a living, Wayne Goldsmith has a few more thoughts on Sport than most people.
He's worked with Olympic Gold medalists, Premiership Winning Teams, Highly Successful Coaches and traveled the world for more than a quarter of a century thinking and talking about sport.
Whether it's coaching coaches in the USA, educating sporting parents in the UK, inspiring athletes in Australia or speaking at a sporting conference in New Zealand, Wayne's Sports Thoughts carry with them the practical, real-world, first hand experience of working in the sports industry across the globe.
Each episode on Sports Thoughts features ideas, information and inspirations drawn from Wayne's long and illustrious career in sport. He talks with the credibility and confidence of someone who's experienced all that sport has to offer and the commitment and passion to share everything he's learnt with his listeners.
Everyone has Sports Thoughts....the Cab Driver telling you what's wrong with Football, your best friend arguing with you about the umpiring decision in the big game, your neighbor talking golf swings with you across the back fence, your workmate debating who's the best basketball player of all time....everyone's got Sports Thoughts.
If you love Thinking about Sport - then think Sports Thoughts.
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The Sports Industry - How Sport Works, and Doesn't Work, Around The World.
The Sports Industry around the world follows some very predictable and very common policies, patterns and practices. If you spend a moment or two thinking about these policies, patterns and practices, you’ll be able to understand why sporting organizations, sports clubs and sports leaders do what they do they way […]
Eight Essential Coaching Skills
Eight Essential Coaching Skills for Every Coach Coaching is a lifelong commitment to learning, to growing and to inspiring change in other people. It is both an art and a science. It is the art of inspiring change through emotional connection. The question is, how do you become a coach […]
Five Questions To Ask Yourself
Five Questions To Ask Yourself – Towards a Coaching Philosophy Coaches ask a lot of questions. Coaches are always looking for answers. Perhaps the most important questions a coach can ask are those which are directed inwards – those which will help you discover the reasons why you coach and […]
A Lifetime Of Lessons
A Lifetime of Lessons – 30 years of Successes, Failures and Learning. I’ve been involved in the sports industry for over half of my life. It’s been 30 years of successes, failures and learning and even though at times the frustrations have overwhelmed the fun, it’s been a pretty good […]
Start Up Sports
Startup Sports – Starting Again – and Getting it Right the Second Time Around the world, many sporting organizations are experiencing significant declines in participation. Rugby in New Zealand. Swimming in Australia. Football in England. Even BEFORE Covid-19, there was a global decline in the number of kids training for […]
Continuous Improvement – Living a Learning Life. Every day – aim to get just a little better. Find one thing – just one thing – and strive to learn how to improve it at every coaching session. Continuous improvement is the very essence of life: to learn, to grow, to […]
Super helpful discussions.
Wayne is a wealth of knowledge, being a former athlete I found the conversations helpful when applying the learnings to current circumstances.