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The Australian International School gets into the Zone with Mental Notes Consulting

The Athlete Development Program (ADP) at the Australian International School (AIS) is one-of-a-kind in Singapore schools, offering student-athletes the opportunity to train and be coached on a path to university scholarships and elite level sport. This semester, the ADP students added a new form of training to their repertoire, making further strides through sport psychology training with Singapore Psychologist and fellow Aussie, Dr Jay-Lee Nair from Mental Notes Consulting. The program comprised a series of interactive group workshops designed by Dr Jay-Lee, specifically for adolescent student-athletes to learn mental skills to enhance their sport experience and performance.
The power packed one-hour sessions covered a broad range of themes and included ‘live polling’ that enabled the students to respond in real-time […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 6 – Life Lessons

Guest Speaker: James Holbeck
Date: 24th August
Time: 7-8.30pm
Location: Queensland Sports Medicine Centre
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016. The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise. Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian Sport Psychologist will present on high performance strategies.
James Holbeck is a former Australian Rugby representative with the Wallabies. His story is a realistic examination of learning resilience and […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 5 – Performers are People Too

Guest Speaker: Ashley Harrison
Date: 7th July
Time: 7-8.30pm
Location: Allsports Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine, Southport
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016.  The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise.  Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian Sport Psychologist will present on high performance strategies.
Ash is a former NRL player whose career spanned 276 games at the top level. The clubs that served him throughout […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 4 – Lasting the Distance

Guest Speaker: Chris Brady, Specialist Sports Physiotherapist
Date: 20th June
Time: 7-8.30pm
Location: Queensland Sports Medicine Centre, Woolloongabba
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016.  The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise.  Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian Sport Psychologist will present on high performance strategies.
Chris is a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist and a principal at Queensland Sports Medicine Centre.  He has worked for a […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 3 – The Brain-Body Connection

Guest Speaker: Dr Kerrie Evans from Allsports Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine, Gold Coast
Date: 19th May
Time: 7-8.30pm
Location: Allsports Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine, Southport
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016. The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise. Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian Sport Psychologist will present on high performance strategies.
In the third workshop of the series, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Dr […]

The ‘A Game’ Performance Mindset Guide

What is it?
‘A Game’ performance mindset is the state of mind you have when you perform at your best.
Terms that you may have heard referring to this mindset include ‘bubble’, ‘zone’, ídeal performance state’, or even ‘flow’.
It’s a set of thoughts, feelings, and behaviours that promote you to consistently compete at your highest level in any given circumstance.
It’s often the mindset that you’ve experienced when you feel like your mind is ‘on your side’ and contributing positively to a solid performance.
Why use it to perform?
We use it to perform to be consistent.
The perspective we are taking is that if you can consistently understand the way you think, feel, and behave then it gives you a greater chance of creating […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 2 – The Winning Mindset

Guest Speaker: Murray Hurst – Former NRL coach & current QRL Welfare & Education Manager
Date: Monday 18th April
Time: 7-8.30pm
Location: Queensland Sports Medicine Centre
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016.  The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise.  Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian sport psychologist will present on high performance strategies.
In the second workshop of the series, former […]

High Performance Workshop Series – Workshop 1 – Reaching Your Performance Potential

Guest Speaker: Paul Haines from PERFORM
Location: Southport Community Centre, Gold Coast
Date: 31 March 2016
Time: 6.45-8.15pm
Mental Notes Consulting has combined with their partners to bring you a series of High Performance workshops across South East Queensland in 2016. The series will cover topics designed to help you to reach your performance potential in sport, coaching, performing arts, school, work and exercise. Guest presenters include strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, coaches, ex-athletes and staff with elite sport backgrounds and experience.
Each workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions during which a guest speaker and Mental Notes Consulting’s Australian sport psychologist will present on high performance strategies.  
In the first workshop of the series, High Performance Consultant, Paul Haines, will be sharing his […]

Zoning in to Your A-Game

 

Zoning in to your ‘A Game’ is our last forum in Singapore for 2015.  It’s about the mental state that works – your ‘A Game’. We want to help you and your coach understand the thoughts, feelings, and behaviours that help you to perform.

Contact Jay-Lee to chat with her about her plans for the power-hour.
Click on the image below for the details if you’re an athlete, coach, or parent looking to develop a better understanding of the state of mind to perform consistently to your potential.

 

 

 

The ‘Big Moment’ Mindset

It’s grand final week here in Australia, a great opportunity to see if the best performers throughout the year can complete one last performance in what is an environment unlike anything else they have experienced during the regular season. There are no more second chances and no additional opportunities to redeem themselves the following week. Everyone is watching and individual and team performances will be judged mercilessly. The winner takes all. There is more pressure than ever before.
As a result, something special is needed. Players need a mindset that can withstand the pressure and can manage the uniqueness of the grand final lead-up and atmosphere without getting carried away or overawed by the enormity of the occasion. A ‘big moment’ […]