These two exercises can be a useful physical demonstration to help make sports coaches and athletes, and indeed business people aware of the mind-body link.
Everyone involved in the world of NLP, sports psychology & performance coaching knows that the mind and body are linked; changing the way you think influences your thoughts, which impacts on your performance.
This applies to business, sport and life generally. However, not all business people and sports coaches are fully aware of this relationship.
I have had the privilege of working with the GB Pistol Shooting team since September 2011, and have attended two prestigious events (the European Championships in Finland and the World Cup in London).
Based on many conversations with UK and overseas elite coaches, athletes and officials, here are some of the unexpected learnings I have gained, and how they could be applied to all of us.