The Highlights 2019: Edition #1

The Highlights is a regular publication sent out to the Elite Performance Partners audience. It features our news and observations, partner information and valuable sports sector insights.

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Understanding Vulnerability and Imposter Syndrome

“Having found similar learnings in the most different of places, arriving on the south coast this week brought another uniformity home. Those who have impressed – and left the greatest impression on – us have been driven by a consistent set of characteristics…”, by David Slemen.

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Sharing The Performance Window

“It would be easy to think the end of the Premier League season signaled a moment of rest and reflection. But while both may be true for some players, coaches and fans, for performance leaders it is most certainly a time of reflection without rest…”, by David Slemen.

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Understanding The Performance Window

Transfer Windows give moments of focus for teams to recruit on-field talent.  But arguably an equally sizeable competitive advantage comes from developing this talent, ensuring everyone in the team can improve to create an environment of continuous development and learning. We call that, The Performance Window…

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The Man in the Arena

“I shared an episode of one of my favourite performance podcasts – Finding Mastery by Michael Gervais – in our newsletter this week. The session, featuring Brené Brown, has particular resonance given how it ties in with a quote we have framed in the office…”, by David Slemen.

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Constant Behaviour No Matter The Setting

“We’ve spent the last few weeks at Premier League Football and Premiership Rugby training grounds. But no matter how high or low tech the facilities, the learnings have been the same…”, by David Slemen

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Discussing the Director of High Performance with Training Ground Guru

Thinking ahead to next season, David Slemen investigates one role that could have a real impact in football – The Director of High Performance – in his latest column for Training Ground Guru and considers those we could learn a lot from.

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Adding to The Debate for Off The Pitch

We’ve said it before, but we believe that the appointment of a Sporting Director – and use of a rigorous process – gives the best chance of successfully hiring a new head coach.

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