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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

FlashbackFriday to running in JAIPUR!

Interview

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

THE LEADERSHIP AND COACHING TERRAIN IN THE WORLD IS FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGING!
 
With this shift, comes so much opportunity to get ahead of the rest.
 

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.