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NONDUAL AWARENESS AND FLOW

By Scott Ford

On September 1st, 2022, Greg Warburton and I will be presenting at the Flow Conference being hosted on Zoom by the Flow Centre from Perth, Australia. Our friend and Sports, Energy, and Consciousness Co-Founder, Dr. Rick Leskowitz will also be one of the 30+ presenters at the Flow...

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FLOW-STATE COACHING PART 1

By Scott Ford

After a recent Master’s Series call with Catt Tripoli, author of the book “Conscious Fitness,” I realized how much flow-state training is becoming an integral part of the athletic world, for players and for coaches alike. What used to be considered “woo-woo...

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FLOW-STATE COACHING PART 2

By Scott Ford

Performance soul is developed through flow-state training practices that deactivate ego and activate soul, and then by taking the flow-state into their different fields of performance complexity. Would that this transformation could be solidified overnight, but flow is only...

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SPORTS AND FLOW

By Scott Ford

If there is one thing that unites us as athletes, it’s our ability to create a state of being called “flow.” Flow-states are ubiquitous in the world. In sports, flow-state performances are also known as playing in the zone, and if you have ever been in the zone in...

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ZERO – SUM COMPETITION

By Scott Ford

Zero-sum competition is a huge subject because of its prevalence in sports, where winning is valued and losing sucks. Let’s face it. Nobody likes to lose. Players don’t like to lose. Coaches don’t like losing. Winning is the currency of our current culture of...

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THE DARK SIDE OF COMPETITION - PART 2

By Scott Ford

We all compete. Competition is ever-present. We are born into a dualistic world where we learn to play dualistic games so we can participate in dualistic competitions where winning spirals us upward into fields of reward, while losing spirals us downward into fields of despair.

We...

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ABOUT THE ZONE

By Scott Ford

One thing can be said for all sports; they can all be played in either your normal performance state or your peak performance state. The question is, why would anyone choose to play in their normal performance state when they have the option of playing in their peak performance...

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A BURST OF NON-DUAL UNITY

By Scott Ford

Today is another day in my book of days, starting with my daily journal. For me, journaling is like diving into a freshwater stream of consciousness and going for a swim. Sometimes the swims are on the surface; other swims dive deeper. It’s up to me: do I snorkel on the...

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SPIRIT AND SPORT

By Scott Ford

What I find fascinating about the transformational process is that transformation requires a letting go of the old in order for the new to emerge. For subject to become object one must "let go" of the subject, and that letting go process is inherent to integral consciousness and...

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ORDINARY AND NON-ORDINARY TRAINING PRACTICES

By Scott Ford

The paradigm shift we are seeing in high-performance coaching is a shift of inclusion and expansion. It includes non-ordinary training practices that transcend and include the ordinary training practices we all grew up with. With the inclusion of non-ordinary training practices to...

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ON SOCIAL JUSTICE: SOLVING FOR “X”

by Scott Ford

Let’s start with working definitions for two categories of performance experience and their equally different states of performance consciousness.

The first performance category is constructed with our Normal Order Performance Experiences, our NOPEs, which we create when...

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ON TRANSITION

By Scott Ford

As coaches, we’ve all been on lock-down during the Covid-19 pandemic, and now, as we transition back into coaching, we are also transitioning forward into new coaching territory. If all goes well, soon we will be going back to our pre-virus jobs after months of in-virus...

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