A Masterclass in Applied Sport Psychology 

Conducting Telephone Consultancy with Athletes’ 


Masterclass; Due to the workshop format places are limited to 30 people. You are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.

Masterclass Date: Wednesday 18th May 2016; 9.30 – 4.30 pm.

Central Location: Holiday Inn at M1 Junction 18, Rugby/Northampton. NN6 7XR. http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/925/en/hotel/RUGNH

Fee: £139.00 with no VAT to pay. Fee includes lunch and refreshments.

*A reduced fee of £95.00 is available for BPS Stage 2 Trainees, BASES SE Candidates & Postgraduate students.

**Early Booking Fee**: £125.00. The full amount must be paid by 11th March 2016. 

Fee includes lunch and refreshments.

Hotel accommodation: Best flexible advance purchase rates are available online and vary according to booking date. This includes full use of the hotel facilities including gymnasium/swimming pool/sauna and spa.

*Accommodation and breakfast/evening meals are not included in the course price.

Booking Form & Payment Methods: A booking form with a range of payment options is available from brian@golfmind.co.uk or go to www.golfmind.co.uk

Call now to discuss your Masterclass place on 07908 677660 or e-mail brian@golfmind.co.uk

You should attend if you…. 

  •  Are a qualified psychologist and want to advance your expertise in sport
  •  Are undergoing supervised training and wish to develop consultancy skills 
  •  Are a postgraduate student and want to further your applied knowledge
  •  Are a practitioner working with athletes to develop their psychological approach
  •  Feel the current provision of workshops in sport psychology do not meet your needs
  •  Want to gain insights/techniques to increase your impact with athletes
  •  Want to take part in a unique opportunity to develop your practitioner skills
  •  Wish to learn more about sport psychology in a relaxed environment

What you will gain from the Masterclass…. 

  •  A CPD day with a difference!
  •  Practical skills to establish guidelines for good practice in telephone/skype consultancy
  • Awareness of the unique demands of telephone support with athletes
  • Better communication with your athletes through effective telephone/skype skills
  •  Awareness of emotion transmitted through the voice (athlete and consultant)
  •  Seven hours of knowledge and application from highly qualified and experienced psychologists working in elite sport in the UK for the past 20+ years
  •  A certificate of attendance (BPS Learning Centre Approved)

Dr. Brian Hemmings, C.Psychol.; AFBPsS; FBASES
HCPC Registered Sport & Exercise Psychologist

Brian was the lead psychologist to England Golf for over 15 years (1997-2013) delivering performance strategies with European and World Championship winning teams and individuals at men’s, youth and junior level. During this time he helped develop the mental skills of the best young emerging English golfers, some of whom he still works with in professional European Tour golf. He also runs the online Golf Psychology Coaching Certificate www.golfpsychologycoaching.com, an approved education programme of the PGA of GB& I and PGAs of Europe, which has been taken by over 450 coaches worldwide.

Brian also has a wealth of experience in many other sports, having worked with international players and championship winning teams in professional cricket (1997 to present), 12 medallists in Olympic and Commonwealth Games boxing (1993-2000), and podium winners in a range of single seat categories in motor racing including Formula 1 (1993 to present). In over twenty years of active consultancy he has worked with many international performers in a variety of sports. Whilst golf consultancy takes up most of his time, Brian is still actively working in professional cricket and motorsport.

Brian has also published three books, numerous peer-review papers, and presented internationally on numerous occasions. He has also organised and hosted many conferences and training/ supervision workshops for psychologists. His masterclasses have run since 2010.

Though working full-time in private practice since 2006, Brian still has a strong academic profile (Research Fellow at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham) and has fulfilled several professional body committee roles with BASES and the BPS Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He gained his PhD from the University of Southampton in 1998; and has successfully supervised many trainee sport psychology practitioners over the last 15 years. He is also trained in hypnosis and bereavement support. In 2010 Brian was awarded a Fellowship by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences in recognition of ‘esteemed personal achievement, skills, knowledge and service to BASES and the sport and exercise science community

Dr. Jonathan Katz, C.Psychol.; AFBPsS; BASES HPSA
HCPC Registered Sport & Exercise Psychologist

Jonathan is a consultant psychologist whose experience includes holding a wide variety of positions and roles from a strategic national lead for psychology with the British Paralympic Association to National Governing Body squad and lead psychologist across Olympic, Paralympic, professional and individuals within sport. He has delivered psychology support and coaching at four Paralympic Games; World, European and Commonwealth Championships; and World Cup tournaments since 1995.

Jonathan is an experienced practitioner with a proven track record of delivering applied performance psychology support across multiple sports and settings. He brings considerable knowledge and understanding of individual and group responses to pressure and stress founded upon his 20 years’ experience working within psychiatry in a clinical psychology department, which has been applied within high performance sport and corporate environments. Jonathan places value on listening, observing and understanding in underpinning the creation, development and delivery of support services within the context of effective professional relationships.

Jonathan has extensive experience in providing professional training and supervision. He has a proven track record in supporting young professionals develop their professional knowledge and skills along with supporting their ongoing professional confidence as emerging independent practitioners. Jonathan is a visiting lecturer on a range of post-graduate degree courses in counselling psychology, sport and exercise psychology and sport and exercise medicine, along with presenting at a range of workshops and conferences in association with the BPS, UK Sport, BASES and independent professional organisations.

Peggy King, Professional Voice Coach

Peggy is a professional voice coach with over 35 years experience working with a vast range of professionals including actors, clergy, coaches, teachers and company directors. She has a Licentiate Diploma in Public Speaking from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and is a Tutor for The Voice Care Network. Her recent clients have included The John Lewis Partnership, working with customer care staff on communication skills. She also works closely with new graduates helping them build their confidence, vocabulary and rapport skills. Peggy has previously presented on Brian’s masterclasses specifically on voice skills for sport psychology delivery and presentations receiving great feedback from delegates.