Thriving through uncertainty
This series of talks was filmed during Covid, however these principles stand in the face of living in a world of constant uncertainty.
WALKING INTO THE UNKNOWN
DANCE IN THE RAIN
WEATHERING THE STORM
SHINING A LIGHT ON DEPRESSION
A NEW SEASON
Other video content
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IT’S GAME TIME
PADDY UPTON INTERVIEWED ON ESPRESSO
Following the Springboks and Bafana’s recent run of defeats, we chat with South African cricket coach and former player Paddy Upton about the current standard of sports coaches in South African.
MENTAL CONDITIONING BY PADDY UPTON – LECTURE 1
One of the most important concepts for the modern-day athlete and coach to follow. (Filmed when Rajasthan Royals Head Coach)
MENTAL CONDITIONING BY PADDY UPTON – LECTURE 2
Some key considerations for athletes wanting to get ‘into the zone’ : Being an athlete and being a person are two different things.
MENTAL CONDITIONING BY PADDY UPTON – LECTURE 3
THE DISTRACTED MIND | Undermining our effectiveness. (Filmed at the time of being Rajasthan Royals Head Coach)
MENTAL CONDITIONING BY PADDY UPTON – LECTURE 4
Moving into the ‘ZONE’ | The Final Video of the series. (Filmed at the time of being Rajasthan Royals Head Coach)
FlashbackFriday to running in JAIPUR!
Play to your STRENGTHS, that is how you SUCCEED.
PART 1 – WHY I LOOK AT THINGS THE WAY I DO
I felt that I’d dive a bit deeper into some important elements of leadership and coaching, and share with you some of my personal insights, ideas and experiences thus far.
PART 2 – WHY I LOOK AT THINGS THE WAY I DO
Insecurities, doubts, vulnerabilities, negative thinking, self judgement… These are all totally ok, all perfectly normal qualities of being human.
PART 3 – TO SUM IT ALL UP
Here is the final part of this off the cuff, uncut video and it really sums up my philosophy towards coaching and leadership.
MYTH OF MENTAL STRENGTH
Mental Strength is similar to Superman in that we all know about him but he doesn’t actually exist.
HOW DO WE DEAL WITH THE FEAR OF FAILURE
THE REMARKABLE STORY OF PRAVIN TAMBE
MIXING RELIGION AND SPORT
People say that one shouldn’t mix religion and sport, so I thought I’d do just that. Here’s an interesting take on how someone’s beliefs can actually help them enter into a state of ‘flow’. This video is taken directly from my latest Deakin University online course.
MENTAL GAINS INTERVIEW
Here is a recent interview I did with The Mental Gains Network. We discuss what some of the best athletes I’ve worked with have in common; the experience of winning the ICC Cricket World Cup; and why it’s important to not place your happpiness and self-worth on winning or losing.
THE LEADERSHIP TERRAIN IS CHANGING
CHANGING THE WAY TEAMS PRACTICE
This video contains some of the unique insights into how we fundamentally changed the way the Indian Cricket Team practiced. A number of Professional and International teams around the world currently employ this approach to training.