Entries by Fergus Connolly

A Personal Insight on the ‘Leave Your Mark’ Podcast

Leave Your Mark Podcast Here’s link to a Podcast I did recently with Scott Livingston It’s probably one of the more in-depth and personal interviews I’ve ever done and Scott has a unique style. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/scott-livingston/leave-your-mark?refid=stpr Enjoy – I love Scott’s style – and he has many other great interviews to listen also!  

Lessons from a Legend – Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Learning from Van Nistelrooy Six Lessons from a Legend I was in Amsterdam last month presenting a Masterclass to soccer and cycling teams when a hand when up from the back of the room. “Do you think it’s best to be a coach who is very methodical or a skilled people person?” I knew my answer, […]

Go to the Source – Louie Simmons & Charlie Francis

Disciples Differ Leaders Agree The following is an extract from   ’59 Lessons – Working with the world’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces’  Insights into what makes winners truly great. Get it now – HERE! The 55th Lesson Go to the source, not the disciples.   Exclusive extract from “59 Lessons: Working with the […]

Recommended Reading on Psychology

Three Books on Psychology One of the questions I get asked most frequently is about recommend reading …   Recommended Reading on Psychology If you’re interested in understanding psychology better here are three recommendations As I’ve said many times, I get asked about the best books I’ve read quite often. Again, in Europe I was […]

SIGN UP – Performance MasterGroup

Mentoring MasterGroup Performance Mentoring MasterGroup I was blown away by the response of opening only 2 places on the mentoring program. So I had to open another one If you’re interested just send me an email to info@fergusconnolly.com The Mastergroup is aimed at bringing like minded coaches, sports scientists, performance directors and strength coaches together […]

PSV Eindhoven, AZ Alkmaar, LottoNLJumbo and the World’s Best Hockey Team

Many Legends. One Big Room Read my new book  ’59 Lessons – Working with the world’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces’    PSV Eindhoven, AZ Alkmaar, LottoNLJumbo and the World’s Best Hockey Team Last week was a busy week in Europe consulting, teaching and lecturing. Coaches from International Hockey, Professional Cycling, Soccer and many […]

The Bonsai and the Bamboo – Player Development

People Develop at Different Rates Read my new book  ’59 Lessons – Working with the world’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces’    Not all plants respond to the same care Not all plants grow in the same way.   Once while I was at university a girlfriend once thought my apartment needed some decoration. […]

Innovation is a Mindset, not a situation

An Innovation Mindset The following is an extract from my new book ’59 Lessons – Working with the world’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces’ where I share my greatest insights into what makes winners truly great. Get it now – on limited release – HERE! “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have […]

59 Lessons – A Book for Winners by Winners

59 Lessons Working with the World’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces Get it Now! Available here NOW: https://aerbook.com/maker/productcard-4306887-4876.html Coming to Amazon and general release in Jan 2019 The lessons learned first-hand from working with the worlds greatest winners. Learn what makes great players truly special  Learn how the most successful coaches, athletes and special […]

Discipline is a Myth

There is No such thing as Discipline The following is an extract from my new book ’59 Lessons – Working with the world’s Greatest Coaches, Athletes, & Special Forces’ where I share my greatest insights into what makes winners truly great. Self-discipline and self-confidence exist. Discipline and confidence however cannot be given or imposed.   The great […]