Stanford Sim

Stanford Training Area – known as STANTA but originally known as Stanford Battle Area – is a British Army training area situated in a large expanse of Stanford in Norfolk. All over the vast expanse are simulations built to mirror the battle ground the British Army are currently facing. Right now there are battle scenes imitating Afghan villages and terrain. A couple of miles away are simulations of Northern Ireland, echoing streets of Belfast, when our forces were involved across the Irish Sea. These are long forgotten now. You can…

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Silent Practice

Slent Practice from Paul Archer on Vimeo. How closely to real life do you provide your presentations, training and coaching? Paul shows you how you can improve this area with reference to a football match in the English Premiership. Paul also gives you some practical tips to “beef” up the practicalities of your training programmes.

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The jinx of too much knowledge

“As you are all aware…” Well I wasn’t but I was too embarrassed to say anything and within a minute the presenter had lost me, I had no idea what he was talking about yet he promised to make things crystal clear. I was with a new client this week who was steeped in their way of doing things and the technical terms surrounding their operations. Their first conversation went straight over my head with all the technical jargon used. I needed to understand, so I pleaded with them to…

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