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My Energy Game

My Energy Game

By Mark Timmington
We are a sports psychology and energy company who want to Boost & lift the ENERGY in football, BY CONNECTING EVERY athlete TO THEIR true- SELF energy 'I AM more than an athlete I AM Myself'
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S2 Ep6. What do players want? Stephen Rollnick

My Energy Game

S2 Ep 14 Want to earn a contract? Work on your wellbeing
Our good friend and international football scout Daniel Lopetegui gives players an insight to a different take on the recruiting mindset. If you are a young player then take note. Key take homes Scouts do consider your wellbeing and your mindset Young players should care about working on their mental health If it is a matter of "make it or break it" why not contemplate any extra support off the grass Footballing ability has not been enough at times when deciding what player earns that contract
August 27, 2021
S2 Ep 14. Performance through well-being, Jen Coady
Jen Coady, Head of performance and well being at West Ham United Women meets Edu this week talking about some interesting topics which athletes and coaches can relate to. KEY TOPICS Performance- measures of success Experience with olympic athletes and now with WSL athletes Well-being= knowledge is power Language, behaviours, build a TEAM of RELATIONSHIPS YOU CAN WIN WELL For more information visit our website
August 18, 2021
S2 Ep. 13 Virtual Reality in football - Rezzil
We welcome guest Andy Etches who is the co founder and sporting director of Rezzil, an exciting Virtual reality company stretching our imagination and who are already working in the future of sport. Edu and Andy look at some key questions: Who are Rezzil? Why VR in football? How does VR to enhance your cognitive training? Could VR be a great tool when injured? Is VR accessible and affordable?
July 26, 2021
S2 Ep 12. Ups and Downs in football - Julian Speroni
Crystal Palace Legend Julian Speroni met with Edu to share his journey and some insights into playing professional football with some absolute gems of advice to young footballers and managers. Visit our website for the video of this podcast and to find out more about how we are helping footballers and coaches
July 2, 2021
S2 Ep 11. My feelings on and off the grass - Stephen Rollnick
June 15, 2021
S2 Ep 10. Winning Dressing Room Culture - Will Fraser
My Energy game were joined by Will Fraser, former Saracens Rugby player and Founder of 100 and First. Ed discusses with him some key pillars from him time as a professional athlete in a successful team. KEY FACTORS From underperforming squad to High performance Team Culture change = New purpose & New Ethos. Players driven! Relationships and Trust ARE Key How do we maintain the winning levels? Culture needs to be trained too Avoid Bullshit productions MAKE MEMORIES Follow Will on instagram @willfraser89 @100andfirst and
May 28, 2021
S2 Ep9. Leadership in football -Richard Gerver
Richard joins us again to talk about the true meaning of leadership. Is it about passion? winning? dedication or more? KEY FACTORS European Super league and more... Authenticity IS The Secret Tree may fall if it's not rooted... is football rooted in their communities? Never forget about your customers Leaders LISTEN Technical model is not sustainable unless understands the Human Challenges
May 20, 2021
S2 Ep 8. Voice and Maturity - Kylla Sjoman and Megan Wynne
Kylla and Megan from the 'STEP UP' programme launched by 'Coaches across continents' join My Energy Game for this Podcast which explores the depth of professional athletes. Key Messages Coaches Across Continents empowers female athletes and women across the world I focus on my playing career but I also gain new skills for now and later Finding my voice can also help others find theirs Step up project offers amazing post-playing careers & opportunities The more I invest in myself now the easier the transition to non-playing days will be Please subscribe at 
May 4, 2021
S2 Ep7. YOUR Journey - Albert Riera Auckland City FC
Albert Riera tells us a little bit about his journey and a few stories along the way. We hope his words resonate with other players, who like Albert, are also trying their best to walk their journey.Albert Riera, Auckland City FC Player Some possible Ingredients of anyone's journey Embrace Change Let go, flow, Enjoy! Effort vs Sacrifice Listen to yourself- the answers are within you You walk Your journey For more about Auckland CIty Fc and follow their socials below. @AucklandCity_FC @wcrangersfc 
April 14, 2021
S2 Ep6. What do players want? Stephen Rollnick
Stephen Joins us again to give us some answers to players expectations from sport. Do we really understand these and consider them? Players do you give yourself the time to appreciate these? Key factors Do we really know? Does it matter? Self-determination theory: 3 needs: connection, autonomy (freedom to make decisions) and competence. A happy and successful journey through life and football means attending to these needs. Does football focus too much on competence and neglect the other two basic needs? How can a coach, friend or member of support team find out? What can a player do? Does a team appreciate being heard, feeling connected, being able to make decisions about things? Does greater player empowerment lead to better outcomes? For more content visit
March 22, 2021
S2 Ep5. Choose to Challenge - Raquel Rubio
Raquel is one of our experts and joins us again ahead of international women's day!! In this podcast she delves deeper into how we can challenge current bias' we may face in sport and offers some methods to help solve them. Key Factors: Celebrating women’s achievement. Raising awareness against bias. Take action for equality. In sports, the mission is to celebrate women athletes and applaud when equality is achieved in pay, sponsorship and visibility. Challenge your inner critical voice Purpose of having an inner critical voice Why is this relevant for female athletes? what is stereotype threat? What can we do about it? what tactics can be used? Discover more from Raquel at and
March 8, 2021
S2 Ep4. Thriving not Surviving - Claire Davidson
Claire Davidson , Performance psychology lead for England Men's England Development Teams, speaks with my energy game about some key methods to help athletes compete at their best. Clare works with young athletes and has some amazing experience which we were lucky enough get a glimpse of during the latest podcast. Highlights Be your Best on X Days Maintaining Energy levels Responding to set-backs Improving... too focus on your weakness?? Know yourself to be your Best self For more content and services visit
February 24, 2021
S2 Ep3. Learn from Change - Richard Gerver
An uplifting and refreshing view of CHANGE for athletes and coaches from motivational speaker Richard Gerver. Change challenge our need for control Change can take us through 5 phases - shock, denial, anger, mild depression - & get the antidote Antidote to welcome change .... CURIOSITY, "be a child again", be explorative! Successful people constantly challenge the status quo; they thrive through change Change can be tough when you feel you have got a lot to lose, so Be and ACTIVE PARTICIPANT instead of a victim An essential ingredient of any Winning Formula is CURIOSITY - always evolving Find us at For more from Richard visit
February 16, 2021
S2 Ep2. Growth Mindset with Edu and Tina
In our second podcast of the year Ed and Co founder Tina have the chance in this podcast to discuss GROWTH MINDSET.  Key factors: You can change your thoughts By changing your thoughts, you change your mindset Put the energy where it serves you Return your Power to you Mindset is thoughts and actions for more support visit 
January 26, 2021
S2 Ep1. The Power of Honesty - Mark Timmington
Mark Timmington joins Edu for a discussion around honesty within the football youth development world. A co founder of 'My Energy Game' Mark has vast experience in working with players in the youth development phase as a UEFA Qualified coach. Fortunate to have worked with players from champions league to non league, he draws upon his experience to shed some light on Honesty and it's meaning to him. Tune in to gain our first insights of 2021. Instagram @coach_markt
January 10, 2021
Consciously Competitive with Rick Cotgreave
Ed gets a chance to gain an insight into what Rick Cotgreave has found out how our mindset as an athlete and as a person maybe different Principal Consultant at Lane4 // former International Lacrosse athlete // Expert in resilience and mindfulness // Expert in helping athletes with the transition between being active and leaving their sport "Consciously Competitive" Key factors Be conscious about the type of energy you create to make you a winner Build a mindset that elevates yourself instead of making you fearful I am an athlete because I am resilient, rather than I am resilient because I am an athlete Investing in yourself should be part of your training For more content find us at
December 23, 2020
Talking Mentality with Adekite Fatuga-Dada
We are joined by Adekite Fatuga-Dada,  Current Watford FC Womens forward, ex Arsenal youth player and an FA Youth cup winner. Tina was lucky enough to share some time with her looking at psychological techniques which have helped her perform on the pitch. Ade was awarded The PFA Community Champion award for Watford FC in 2017 and again 2020, showing her impact off the field within the community. Can being a better person off the pitch make you a better player on it? ... listen to see Ade's thoughts
December 11, 2020
'Be top.....The connection between things' Jan Van Loon
Edu is again speaking with Jan Van Loon around the importance and connection between all aspects as a athlete in order to be at the highest possible level. Key Factors of the podcast 1- Positive effect in the game by your actions 2- Everything you do to create a bigger chance to become successful 3- Live the game vs Play the game 4- Team understood as an "Energetic ecosystem" More experts and access to more services at 
December 2, 2020
Mike Porteous 'switch' technique
A quick flashback to last weeks podcast on 'train your confidence' Listen to Mike discussing the 'switch' technique to help athletes with confidence in tough moments. My Energy Game Team
November 24, 2020
'Train Your Confidence' Mike Porteous
Mike from 'zigzagconfidence' chats to Ed about training your confidence. A super relevant topic for athletes and coaches in the current climate especially those who have had difficult moments. Key points Confidence CAN be trained Mike's pilars around his method- excitement/ control/fluency Switch approach - narrow and wide focus Practical examples Thanks to Mike for the podcast. to find more from him visit  For more from the MyEnergyGame team visit
November 17, 2020
'Let yourself grow'
"LET YOURSELF GROW"   Edu is joined with Maria Ruiz de Ona who is a Football Psychologist who has worked at Athletic Bilbao, Aspire, and the Premier League... developing top professional players and coaches.  Some key messages from their chat are:  - Growth is development, which is learning!  -Learning makes you stronger  -The learning that matters is the Vital Learning... the learning about myself!  -Learning happens through being, by asking yourself questions, by having deep conversations...   Connect with Maria on Linkedin:
November 3, 2020
'The poker chips Analogy"
"The Poker Chips Analogy" Established speaker and author Richard Gerber discusses the importance on resilience within sport. key points: Resilience Each set back can turn into a 'poker chip' Each 'poker chip' can represent self-esteem The more chips the more learning The more learning the more opportunities Embrace your rollercoaster
October 26, 2020
Tina Hurst: Perceptions and Perspectives
Energy around perceptions & perspectives This time we have done a “play role” to bring this topic to live . Gaffer is not playing me... - How to face a conversation - Do we listen to each other? - Are we trying to feel others’ energy? - talking vs present find us at 
October 20, 2020
Your identity when out of your comfort zone - Jan Van Loon
Edu and Jan discuss some really current challenges we have faced over the last few months.  Key topics: Dealing with conflict, challenges and obstacles, Superiority" above others, Collective knowledge that individuals use Explore more on our website: 
October 12, 2020
Energy is contagious, including team spirit
Raquel discusses how energy can be contagious and its effects on team mates and raises some of the questions below! Focusing on your own energy to then feed into the oness How is your energy linked to team spirit? How do we create energy together?
October 5, 2020
Be aware...know your game
Tina Hirst joins Edu again to discuss the benefits and why we should listen to ourselves. Some of the things which are covered in the podcast include, the importance of being still in the now, Techniques to be still and why we should slow down.   For more podcasts find us at
September 29, 2020
Raise your energy, Raise your Game
Welcome to My Energy Game!   In this podcast Tina and Ed discuss how to raise your energy and delve into some topics which we will explore in the future.
September 20, 2020
Manage your energy, why bother?
Edu Rubio and Dr Stephen Rollnick discuss what managing energy is and its importance in helping footballers.   In this podcast Stephen talks through 3 steps for players to take when faced with difficult situations.   Keep an eye out for more podcasts on our youtube channel, Twitter and instagram
September 20, 2020