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COACHING & PERFORMANCE

Richy Bennet shares his extensive experiences in psychology and sports psychology of his book "the surfers mind". The theory gives you a model that you can use to improve your balance in every situation of your life, from normal challenges to high performance.
Speaker: Richy Bennett
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 35:23

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