13 minutes | Apr 28, 2020

Mindset matters with Suzie Bates (NZ sporting legend) and Tyrone Tongia (former professional boxer, coach & business owner)

Suzie BatesThis is a wrap-up of the original podcast that featured Suzannah "Suzie" Bates, a NewZealand cricketer and former captain of the national women cricket team. Suzie has experience in mindset and performance at the highest levels ofprofessional sport and is a keen advocate for living her values and her processes.Suzie’s Highlights4:00 Following your heart and trusting your instincts4:43 How one conversation can change your life, key learning from Sarah Ulmer,former NZ cyclist5:50 Moments that often define your future, key learning from Gilbert Enoka, MentalSkills Coach6:50 Pivotal coach feedbackFollowing your heart and trust your instinctsHighly talented, Suzie had the option of pursuing either basketball and cricket; she wentwith what she loved, cricket.One conversation can change your lifeWhile she was in High School, Sarah Ulmer, former New Zealand cyclist, spoke at herschool. The main message that Suzie took from that speech had a profound impact on herlife: that it is possible to achieve your dreams, if you go after your goals.Moments are not all equal, key message from Gilbert Enoka, Mental Skills CoachThere are certain moments that you can be make a conscious choice that really define yourfuture.Feedback from coachOne coach, early on in her career, said that she wasn’t at the fitness level that she neededto be. She pivoted from a victim mindset to a growth mindset where she took on thechallenge head on.Listen Now: https://audioboom.com/posts/7199086-inspiring-leader-high-performance-and-inspiring-young-women-a-reflection-on-sporting-excellenceTyrone “Cyclone” TongiaThis is a wrap-up of the original podcast that featured Tyrone Tongia, also known as CoachCyclone. Tyrone is a personal trainer committed to engaging and supporting his clientsthrough professional boxing protocols. His momentous boxing accolades are as a retired 3x consecutive Australian Pro Boxing Champion and coached a World Boxing champion BrettW Smith “Handful”. It all started when Tyrone was 9 years old and a friend introduced himto boxing as a means of fitness.Tyrone’s Highlights10:45 How to navigate fear; it’s what we do with it that matters10:58 Children can also learn from boxing and go through their own journey11:50 Sense of community and being part of somethingCus D’Amato Quote“The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects itonto his opponent, while the coward runs. It's the same thing, fear, but it's whatyou do with it that matters.”How to navigate fearNavigating fear through self-confidence, discipline and character.Children having their own journey through boxingShaun’s children have also begun their own journey with boxing; learning self-confidence, discipline, and character. It gives them strategies to navigate their ownfears and gets them out of their comfort zone.Sense of communityTyrone has created his own community with a true feeling that you belong. The commonthread of denominators includes like-mindedness, proactiveness, personal drive and respect.Listen Now: https://audioboom.com/posts/7170773-inspiring-leader-tyrone-cyclone-tongia-founder-cyclonehqAbout the hostShaun McCambridge is the Managing Director of Stellar Recruitment, a devoted husbandand father to four spritely children.
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