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A Letter to the 15,000!

Supporting Champions  A Letter to the 15,000!

Our ‘Performance Careers’ course now develops all of the aspects of the Letter to the 15,000 into a perfect primer for those starting out on their careers Dear budding sport scientist So you have enrolled on a sports science degree…

10 exam tips from high performance sport

Supporting Champions  10 exam tips from high performance sport

As exam season looms for many students young and old, I wondered what we would see in the study rooms, mental-athlete village, warm-up areas and hear from the coaches pep-talks if exams appeared at the Olympics. Here are some thoughts…

Collective Purpose

Supporting Champions  Collective Purpose

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” John F. Kennedy I was recently invited once again to speak at the brilliant Cheltenham Science Festival in June. It is always a privilege to be surrounded by not only…

CORE skills aren’t SOFT

Supporting Champions  CORE skills aren't SOFT

In 1958, as NASA began it’s search for aerospace pilots, the job description listed the need for the following characteristics;   · Male (how 1950s?) · Approx 5’11” /180cm · Aged between twenty-five and forty · A science degree ·…

5 ways to justify the term ‘elite’

Supporting Champions  5 ways to justify the term 'elite'

‘Elite Health’, ‘Elite Car Audio’, ‘Elite Wines’!   Clearly these are just brand names, just as the bloke around the corner who runs a business called Olympic Windows, is claiming special status (unless window fitting has become an Olympic sport…