Clever Tweets or Silly Twits?

With Ashley Cole becoming the latest in a long line of sports stars to apologise for their outburst on Twitter, today I will examine the questions: “Do sports stars really need Twitter to become closer to their fans?” and “Is it really worth running the risk of a fine or charge by their … Continue reading

Sporting in the Olympic Theatre

Olympic fever appears to have taken over the country, with Britain hosting, and performing astoundingly well, particularly in the cycling events, perhaps even putting cycling on the map as a national sport. In such economically dark times, a bit of flag-waving patriotism may be just the tonic the country needs; … Continue reading

Inspire a Generation, You’ve Inspired a Nation

Jessica Ennis Olympic Champion

Overcrowding on the underground, lack of security, congestion on our roads due to “games lanes”. All this as the country still deals with the aftermath of the London riots, falling  further into recession and the summer of discontent. Was an Olympic games really what we needed and this precise moment? In fact it was … Continue reading

Depression in Sport: The Unknown Heartache

1992 – Derek Redmond favourite for gold in the 400m Barcelona Olympics snaps his hamstring during the semi final ending his Olympic dreams. 1996 – Gareth Southgate misses the penalty in the European championships to deny England a place in the final. 2012 – Andy Murray loses the Wimbledon final to … Continue reading

Sport Psychology – How Does Emotion Affect Performance?

London Life Coach & Sports Performance Coach Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about sport psychology, emotion and performance. Follow Sloan on Twitter @SloanSW_London and check out Sloan’s website www.sloansw.com If you have read my first article for City Connect in this field you will know that I have been working in Sports … Continue reading

Sport Psychology – Motivation: How Do We Harness It?

London Life Coach & Sports Performance Expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about motivation. Follow Sloan Life Coach on Twitter @SloanSW_London and check out Sloan’s Life Coaching website www.sloansw.com After the London Olympics in 2012, the demand for sports psychology has dramatically increased enabling me to work with some fabulous individuals in … Continue reading

Cricket: Long Marston Vs Twyford

A cloudy Saturday at Marlins resulted in Long Marston 1st XI suffering their second heavy defeat in as many weeks at the hands of early pace setters Twyford at home. With key players coming back and a stronger team out than the week before, Australian captain Peter Toovey once again … Continue reading

Sport Psychology – All Achievement Begins With a Thought…

London Life Coach & Sports Performance Expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about achievement and sport psychology. Follow Sloan Life Coach on Twitter @SloanSW_London and check out Sloan’s Life Coaching website www.sloansw.com I love the variety in my job and the fact that although I spend 75% of my time dealing with … Continue reading

Wimbledon – History and a Bluffers Guide

City Connect loves attending Wimbledon but for those of you whom have yet to attend the best bluffers guide to behind the scenes at Wimbledon is found on its very own webpage. THE HISTORY OF THE CHAMPIONSHIPS Wimbledon 2012 will be the 126th time that The All England Lawn Tennis … Continue reading

Oxford Cambridge Boat Race 2011

London Life Coach & Relationship Expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams talks about the 2011 Boat Race. Follow Sloan Life Coach on Twitter @SloanSW_London and visit www.sloansw.com Oxford won the toss and choose Surrey station, the official safer option despite the last four Boat Races having been won on Middlesex. Once umpire Rob … Continue reading