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BBC Radio Kent: Health benefits of cycling

With COVID 19 enforcing changes in lifestyles, one major benefit that has come out of this pandemic is the huge increase in people cycling – both indoors and outdoors, to the extent that in the past few days, the New York Times reported a World shortage of bikes! (see article here) The health benefits of cycling are huge, and there …

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BBC Radio Kent: Roberto Forzoni speaking on ‘come-backs’ in sport and life

Roberto Forzoni speaks with BBC Radio Kent about mindset and comebacks. How can you deal with adversity and come back strong? What potential issues could you face and how do you overcome them? These are the questions asked and in this interview, we look at lessons from Andy Murray’s incredible come back from a career-threatening injury to winning at Queens.

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Why black men don’t get manager’s jobs

There is much talk within the game, particularly from black ex-players, that there is discrimination and prejudice against them and that is why they are not offered similar management positions within the English Football League and, including the Premier League. English football has always had a problem with not appointing enough black managers. There are currently just three in the 92 first …

SPIKE MAGAZINE

He’s a member of the Magic Circle, a one-time interpreter to England manager Fabio Capello and a former pirate radio DJ – so it’s not a total shock that understanding the mind appeals to Roberto Forzoni. He is one of the country’s leading sports psychologists, currently working with a number of GB’s London 2012 athletics hopefuls. London-born of Italian parents, …

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ACE Magazine

Roberto Forzoni replies: players should focus on their own game play and other controllable factors (such as effort, attitude and responses), rather than uncontrollable factors such as their opponent’s behaviour. I suspect that players who are easily distracted by the grunter may well find something else to be distracted by in the absence of noise. So beware. if you start …

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Influence Key Note

This is a really fun and interactive talk and demonstration of the power of influence The talk is engaging, demonstrating how influence can affect everyone.

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David Cotterill: Wales winger opens up about depression

CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO ON BBBC SPORT By Chris Wathan BBC Sport Wales Warning: this article contains content which you may find upsetting. Feeling he had nowhere else to turn, David Cotterill would try anything to distract his mind from his own thoughts. There were times he’d be sat in a hotel room on international duty, spending hours painstakingly piecing …

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