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Habits and Behaviours that Fuel Success. Inspirational insights from athletes, coaches, practitioners, those returning from injury/illness and business owners.

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Habits and Behaviours that Fuel Success. Inspirational insights from athletes, coaches, practitioners, those returning from injury/illness and business owners.

    Exploring Mindset, Culture and Coaching - Season 1 Highlights

    Exploring Mindset, Culture and Coaching - Season 1 Highlights

    ➡️What fuels the success of teams and individuals?
    ➡️What lessons can we learn from our guests to improve our own performance and wellbeing?
     
    I’m Duncan Foster, a performance coach and business consultant specializing in Sport Psychology and Sport Science. In this podcast, I speak to leading professionals from the sporting world to find out their insight into the questions outlined above. 
     
    In this episode we’ve put together all of the best bits from season 1, bringing together the insights of our 12 guests from a variety of sporting perspectives. As we’ve progressed through the series we’ve seen three core themes that have emerged from our guests’ experiences, and we’ll be exploring what they are and the benefits they provide, while hearing the best skills and techniques from the experts themselves.
     
    As always, please subscribe on Apple podcasts and follow on Spotify. 
     
    We’re already lining up more fantastic guests to talk to in season 2 of the podcast, so follow us on any of our social channels for the latest news and releases.
     
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
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    • 39 min
    Se1 Ep 12 Dan Buchanan - Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform

    Se1 Ep 12 Dan Buchanan - Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform

    How do you launch and grow a Performance and sport medicine community with people from all walks of life? What makes that community special, and what characteristics of the staff help cultivate that culture?
     
    Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 012 with Dan Buchanan – Director and Soft Tissue Therapist at GoPerform in Reading.
    If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Marcus Brown and Tom Dent
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    ➡️The approach and personality of the GoPerform staff
    ➡️The culture, environment and community that has grown organically in the first 18 months of being open
    ➡️Lastly, the plans for the future of GoPerform as it’s community continues to grow
     
    This is the final guest conversation of series 1 of the podcast. Next week, I will be publishing a bonus episode, number 13 as a highlights episode for the first series – which is exciting.
    As always, please subscribe on Apple podcasts and follow on Spotify, and leave a review so we can grow and improve the podcast
     
    GoPerform can be found on Instagram (@goperform), Twitter (@goperformuk) and Facebook (@GoPerformReading)
    Find out more about the Sport Medicine and Performance Conference at GoPerform in May here
     
     
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
    Instagram (@dsfcoaching)
    LinkedIn (Duncan Foster)
     

    • 42 min
    Se1 Ep 11 Marcus Brown - Father, Runner, and trying to be his best self

    Se1 Ep 11 Marcus Brown - Father, Runner, and trying to be his best self

    How do you overcome the inevitable challenges and ‘win the ugly’ moments when training and competing in Marathon events with a full-time role and young child?
     
    Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 011 with Marcus Brown – a father, a runner and trying to be his best self.
     
    If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Stephen England and Tom Dent
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    ➡️What happens to your mindset when you aim for a goal that is a stretch compared to where you are currently at?
    ➡️How to prepare as best you can mentally for a marathon, so when the challenging moments arrive you know how to best overcome them
    ➡️How important your training is to build that mental resilience, and how to come to accept that you won’t enjoy it all and it won’t be perfect
     
    Please subscribe on Apple podcasts and follow on Spotify, and leave a review so we can continue to grow the podcast
     
    Marcus can be followed at marathonmarcus.com and on Instagram (@themarathonmarcus)
     
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
    Instagram (@dsfcoaching)
    LinkedIn (Duncan Foster)

    • 49 min
    Se1 Ep10 Tom Dent - Head Coach G19/B Lag - F.K Bodø/Glimt (Norway)

    Se1 Ep10 Tom Dent - Head Coach G19/B Lag - F.K Bodø/Glimt (Norway)

    What does it take to coach in a foreign country? How do you get your ideas across and connect with the athletes and staff in this situation?
     
    Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 010 with Tom Dent – coaching in Norway as the equivalent of Lead Professional Phase Coach for the U17s – U21s in England
     
    If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Ellie Wilson and Charlie Ashford 
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    ➡️How Tom adapted to the culture in his first year coaching in Norway
    ➡️How in recent years Tom has focused more on his mindset and the rewards that is bringing
    ➡️The lessons learnt from recently completing his UEFA A License
     
    Please look to subscribe on Apple podcasts and follow on Spotify, and leave a review so we can continue to grow the podcast
     
    Tom can be followed on Twitter (@denty24)
     
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
    Instagram (@dsfcoaching)
    LinkedIn (Duncan Foster)

    • 46 min
    Se1 Ep9 Ellie Wilson - Footballer at London Bees

    Se1 Ep9 Ellie Wilson - Footballer at London Bees

    When it is you vs you, how do you ensure that you win and keep moving forwards towards your goals?
     
    Hello and Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Episode 009 with Ellie Wilson, footballer with London Bees.
     
    If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Charlie Ashford and Scott Hann.
     
    In this episode we discuss:
    ➡️How to be disciplined and motivated to train like a full-time athlete while playing for a part-time club
    ➡️How to overcome adversity and continually reflect and build on your experiences in your career to perform at your best and keep striving for more
    ➡️What makes successful teams and how do you deal with the pressure of being at the top going for promotion?
     
    Ellie can be followed on Twitter (@elliej_wilson) and Instagram (@elliej_wilson_)
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
    Instagram (@dsfcoaching)
    LinkedIn (Duncan Foster)

    • 34 min
    Se1 Ep8 Charlie Ashford - Director of Performance Nutrition at The University of North Texas

    Se1 Ep8 Charlie Ashford - Director of Performance Nutrition at The University of North Texas

    How do you fuel over 350 athletes and establish great nutrition habits as they perform and recover at home and on the road?
    Welcome to DSF Coaching Conversations Series 1 Episode 8 with Charlie Ashford, Director of Performance Nutrition at the University of North Texas.
     
    If you enjoy this episode, you can check out previous episodes with Scott Hann and Greg Adamson.
     
    In this episode we hear about:
    ➡️Charlie’s approach to education and empowerment of nutritional principles with both the athletes he sees face to face on a daily basis, and also for the athletes on other teams at the university
    ➡️The creativity and autonomy that is essential to establishing great nutrition habits and discipline with the athletes 
    ➡️The importance of seeing the bigger picture, for the athlete and for yourself as a practitioner.
     
    If you enjoy the podcast, you can subscribe and follow on apple or Spotify, and share on your social media platforms to share the word.
     
    Link to article mentioned in the episode: Charlie Ashford: Texas Tales
    Charlie can be followed on Twitter (@cashfordunt), Instagram (@cashford123) and LinkedIn (Charles Ashford)
     
     
    www.dsfcoaching.com
    Twitter (@DuncanFoster26)
    Instagram (@dsfcoaching)
    LinkedIn (Duncan Foster)

    • 47 min

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