Ep. 36 "All about creating win-win situations" (Guest: Alex Tofalides of Inspion Sports)

There’s No ‘I’ in Podcast

01-04-2021 • 1 hr 12 mins

This week Sean and Mark join Alex Tofalides, international fencer and founder of Inspion Sports, to discuss taking a sport from the elite level right back to grassroots and working across all levels.  They talk about how 100% preparation applies as a rule no matter what level you are at, and how goals that you set should be based on things you can control. The talk about the dynamic of fencing on a team, where you face an opponent on your own but have your team behind you, and the positive impact on Alex of his Team GB coach and fencing legend Ziemek Wojciechowski (https://www.zfw-fencing.co.uk/ziemek-wojciechowski (www.zfw-fencing.co.uk/ziemek-wojciechowski)). In the episode they reference https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3228917-outliers?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=yaQJTL57ul&rank=1 (Outliers by Malcom Gladwell) and https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7845157-bounce?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=jRJ4eniFlt&rank=1 (Bounce by Matthew Syed) and the work of sports psychologist https://twitter.com/KatieWarriner (Katie Warriner). You can find out more about Inspion Sports https://inspionsports.com/ (here) and follow them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inspionsports/ (@InspionSports). If you enjoyed this episode, please leave feedback on iTunes, or send your feedback, comments and guest suggestions to Mark or Sean@noipodcast.show or send them to us via social media... You can now also buy us a coffee (we like cappuccinos from Gail's) here https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast (https://ko-fi.com/noipodcast) Also - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-gallagher-94599a54 (Sean on LinkedIn) and https://www.linkedin.com/in/markversus/ (Mark on LinkedIn) https://twitter.com/noipodcast (@noipodcast // Twitter) https://instagram.com/noipodcast (@noipodcast // Instagram) See you next week. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/noipodcast/message Support this podcast