Monthly Newsletter


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Welcome to March. It’s been a big month in the world of endurance racing.

It was so good to see Laura Dennis win her first event at Tweed Enduro since her accident, not only winning the female cat but finishing 5th overall.

It is a testament to the power of the human brain and the potential of the human mind when it is impregnated with belief, regardless of the circumstances.

We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude towards it.

Well done Laura.

You catch our podcast together here earlier in the year -

‎The Roaring Heads Podcast: RH Episode #34 - Laura Dennis Professional Triathlete - Overcoming Serious Adversity on Apple Podcasts
‎Show The Roaring Heads Podcast, Ep RH Episode #34 - Laura Dennis Professional Triathlete - Overcoming Serious Adversity - 17 Oct 2022

We've had a good month coaching and racing wise with Mark Jansen and Hayden Armstrong putting together very dominant age group wins and placing well overall. James Courtney has been on a tear all year posting one PB after another. David Bones and Kath Mulligan are in New Zealand at Ironman Taupo and theres a lot of racing in bound.

We have one new athlete on the roster this month with Andrea Tongco from Singapore joining, so welcome aboard Andrea.

In other news, Gilesy’s brain is producing an average of about 10000 words a week on the nature of performance and growth. Grant sees his writing as his contribution and service to life and sport.

Here’s a few of the latest blogs that will help point you in the right direction-

Mental Skills -

Just Breathe
How did pressure become a badge of honour? When did the level of our anxiety become the measure of our effort? How did the gauge of our effectiveness become about how much information we can retain and regurgitate? People move faster, talk faster, listen less and understand little!Addicted to

Racing Insights -

Handling Race Pressure
Unwanted pressure is unaccepted pressure. Allow yourself to feel what you feel. Allow yourself to think what you think but don’t lose yourself in it. Don’t go to war with yourself. The story of, I shouldn’t feel like this, I shouldn’t feel like that. It’s

Training Insights -

You can be completely inactive and be completely exhausted by the energy around you and, indeed, inside you. The rest is not inactivity. The rest is an empty headspace. Peace does not equate to a passive state, although it certainly can be. If your head is busy, you are not

If you are interested in Working with Grant, You can connect with him here and get a feel for his passion and purpose in person-

Coaching Services -

Athlete 1:1 Coaching Services
All of my programs are specific, relevant and built weekly to the individual needs, strengths and capacity of each athlete. There is no junk here, no fillers and every session will have a purpose aimed at making you a more complete athlete. It is a weekly individualised program with unlimited

Athlete Review Session -

Athlete Review Session
With ever increasing demands and time pressures, our capacity to clearly define our athletic journey can become muddled and undefined. Grant has spent his entire life in sport. His experience is vast in all facets of athletic life, physically, emotionally, spiritually and psychologically. A former…

Mental Skills Review -

Psychology for Athletes
Grant helps athletes fast track their way to sporting goals through mental strategies and support.

You don’t just stumble upon courage, you cultivate it.

Thanks again for being part of this profound  journey of the human brain, body, mind and soul that come together so that we can know the meaning of the word self and its natural extension, performance.

If you have any topics you would like me to cover in a podcast or blog, please just simply send me a message.

Stay safe, until next month.