Raising Talent Stories

Raising Talent offers what we believe to be one of the most powerful self-coaching system’s on the market. As such we invite you to email me Tim (address on the right hand side of the screen) with your Raising Talent Stories to add to our collection.

These are the stories of how teams and individuals applied the principles, tools and techniques of the book to improve the quality of of their performance and live’s.

ETFG: The 2015 Paarl Boishaai unbeaten season

October 26, 2015

Its late afternoon on the 1st of August 2015 and the sun is dipping on the Faure Street Stadium in the middle of Paarl. The ground is full of colour, music, noise, excitement and tension.  25 000 fanatical rugby fans create a kind of energy that is felt deep within your bones. The town and the [...]

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Grey High 2014 Rugby Season: Inside the Dream Team with Tim Goodenough

August 18, 2014

First published on YSN.co.za written by Lungelo Mdlalda                 Photo via Cath Wilson Photography Grey High School’s 1st XV has made some impressive achievements this year, with the most prominent being their defeat of Grey College after a 10 year long wait. The boys were labelled the dream team [...]

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Rising to the Top in 4 months – a RT Story

June 2, 2014

  Samantha Wright is a driven and determined sportswomen who was missing one or two pieces in her high performance skillset.  These missing pieces were stopping her moving towards her true potential. This is the story of finding those pieces and what happened next -in her own words. Thank you Sam for sharing your inspiring [...]

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Making history: Winning a World Cup

March 5, 2014

  2014 © IDI/Getty Images On the 1st of March 2014 the South African u19 cricket team made history by winning the U19 World Cup final. They bowled out Pakistan for 131 in a disciplined and dominant bowling display that was spear-headed by Kagiso Rabada, the second top wicket taker of the tournament. On the [...]

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Graeme College 1st XV 2013

September 6, 2013

2013 was an exciting time for Graeme College rugby. Their 1st XV had gone from strength to strength, and it was a real privilege for me to continue to work with their coach Pierre Jacobs and assistant coach Graham Carlson. I have become an admirer and fan of this particular team, and over the course [...]

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Entrepreneur finds the passions that supercharge him

August 27, 2013

Lance Buchan is a coaching client with whom I started working with in October 2012, almost a year later we reflected on all that has changed and shifted for him and his life, and I was delighted when he agreed to share his story. (so far) Can you share a bit of background on your [...]

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RT Interview: International field hockey goalkeeper goes to the next level!

June 24, 2013

David Fitzgerald is an international hockey player who has combined hard work and a passion to be the best he can be with some of the techniques from Raising Talent to take his game to the next level. We are delighted that he can share some of his story with us. Thank you David.   [...]

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The Madibaz Band of Brothers

April 2, 2013

On the 25th of March 2013, the NMMU Madibaz lost 16-15 to Maties in the Varsity Cup Semi-Final.  Those who watched the game remarked on the quality of both sides, they saw tenacious defence, skilful attack and sheer bloody-mindedness from both the maroon and blue jerseys. However even the most one-eyed supporter would agree the [...]

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Young leader takes mental step up to emerge as Businesswomen of the year contender: a RT Story

December 12, 2012

Laura Reynolds, her husband Ryan (centre) and some of her team accepting the 2012 Recruiter of the year award Can you share a bit of background on your situation and how things were for you, before you started using some of the Raising Talent principles and techniques? I (Laura) am the Chief Executive Officer of [...]

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2012 World Champion on the water: a RT story

December 5, 2012

Adam Nisbet 2012 World Champion for Long Distance Ocean Ski Can you share a bit of background on your situation and how things were for you before you started using some of the Raising Talent principles and techniques? I am a 24 year old professional surf ski paddler from Durban. I began my sporting career as [...]

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