Self-Esteem – the Game Changer

This article first appeared on the inaugural BetterMan Magazine found here

When does a man believing in himself mean that he is confident and when does it mean he is arrogant? On the flipside of that, when does shy or introverted behaviour translate to low self-confidence and when does it mean something else entirely? The problem we face when trying to understand these behaviours is that even the experts can’t agree on what is what.

I believe self-esteem to be …

Game Changer Protocol is launched

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Its finished, I am proud to say that Game Change Protocol is ready for download and sale. This book is about self-esteem. What it actually is, how it works and most importantly how to improve it in a powerful way regardless of how long you have struggled in this area or the type of struggle you have.  This could be low self-esteem, ego, getting value through what you do or have, instead of who you are or a host …

Dynamic Game Preparation

Study picTop sports coaches, mental coaches and sports psychologists will often talk about the importance of processes. Process has become a bit of a buzz word in sport, however the understanding of what it actually means and the detail and thinking linked to processes varies greatly from sport to sport and individual to individual. There are many categories of sports process: How I train, How I recover, How I learn, How I prepare for match day, How I play the …

ETFG: The 2015 Paarl Boishaai unbeaten season

Credit: Deborah Redelinghuys

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 stadium is divided, even the trees around the stadium have different colours draped over their trunks to indicate loyalty and …

How to improve the quality of your movies: The Technique Filter


 In Raising Talent we describe how you can use Movies for motivation, Movies for skills development and Movies as preperation for performance. This article is focused on Movies as preperation for performance, however the principles can and should be applied wherever possible to all 3 movie types.

It’s important to remember that unless you specifically add accurate solutions to your movies, your sub-conscious mind will put in the details that reflect your current mind-set. This is not a problem if …