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 Real Role Of Sporting Parents - Being The Sporting Parents Your Kids Really Need You To Be.
The Real Role Of Sporting Parents – Being The Sporting Parents Your Kids Really Need You To Be. Having delivered hundreds of sporting parents seminars all over the world, I am often asked, “What is the real role of sporting parents? Is it to merely pay sporting registration fees and […]
Athlete Empowerment Under The Microscope - Myths And Misunderstandings Of Coaching Empowerment.
Athlete Empowerment Under The Microscope – Myths And Misunderstandings Of Coaching Empowerment. The world of sports coaching – like most areas of human endeavour – is full of trends, fads, jargon, gizmos and gimmicks. Every so often there’s another “revolutionary” new direction in coaching, sports science, athlete development and sports […]
Choosing Your Coaching Path - Trends In Coaching
Choosing Your Coaching Path – Trends in Coaching The world is changing. People are looking for more from their lives, their workplaces, their “faith” – whatever that faith maybe – and of course – they’re looking for more from their experience of sport. As coaches are the primary deliverers of […]
Ways That You Can Incorporate Whole Coaching Into Your Program
Whole Coaching Practice. Let’s discuss the real importance of Whole Coaching and investigate some of the ways that you can incorporate the concept of Whole Coaching into your program. This is part two of my special short series on Whole Coaching. In part one, I talked about what Whole Coaching […]
Whole Coaching - Coaching the Person, their Potential and their Performance.
Whole coaching simply means coaching the whole athlete having an holistic, broad, whole of life, whole of family, whole of environment, approach to the way we connect with, engage and inspire the hearts and minds of athletes. It asks some core questions of our coaching: How do we build relationships […]
There Is An "I" In Team - Coaching Individual Athletes In A Team Environment
One of the most common sayings in sport is: “There’s no I in team”. The saying is supposed to convey the belief that the strength of any team is the team itself – i.e. unity, people working together, selflessness etc. On a certain level that’s true. Many High Performing Teams […]