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by Colin@Believe
Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: Scotland - Northeast
Topic: RIVER DEE (Above Braemar to Potarch)
Replies: 9
Views: 4716

Re: Water Levels on Scottish Dee (Braemar)

Thanks for the info fella. Have done this trip about 4 times now in Dec/January and have also on two occasions had to resort to plan B as the whole thing has been frozen up at the Linn. My biggest concern is the temperature (specifically the lack of it), locking the water onto the hills and making i...
by Colin@Believe
Sat Dec 20, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Scotland - Northeast
Topic: RIVER DEE (Above Braemar to Potarch)
Replies: 9
Views: 4716

Water Levels on Scottish Dee (Braemar)

Hi, Planning on heading up to Deeside for a 3-4 day open trip starting on the 27th of December. Does anyone live anywhere along the Dee who can sort me out with some reliable river level info on boxing day? Long range forecast isn't showing anymore rain after this weekend so not sure if things will ...
by Colin@Believe
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:48 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: TEAM TRAINING CANCELED
Replies: 27
Views: 3731

Firstly well done to all of the squad who carried on with your own training despite the official weekend being cancelled. That seems to have been overlooked on here. A tough decision was made for the right reasons. Now if I were to attempt to read the mind of the team manager/coach I could speculate...
by Colin@Believe
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The zen paddler campaign
Replies: 29
Views: 4236

Anyone whooping at the bottom of a rapid deserves a dunking, remember Nealy's advice in 'Kayak'.
There's no excuse.
A lesson learned well that day. Don't pat your self on the back until your safely ensconced in the pub (and even then be on guard).

Colin.
by Colin@Believe
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The zen paddler campaign
Replies: 29
Views: 4236

The zen paddler campaign

Hi all, I've just been pondering some of the stranger behaviours that we, as paddlers, seem inexplicably drawn to choosing. This is by far my favourite.... On arrival at a given river (especially the ones that are going to push a few people's comfort zones) and while the shuttle is going on, the con...
by Colin@Believe
Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Become confident on grade 4: 30th March- 1st April N.Wales
Replies: 0
Views: 565

Become confident on grade 4: 30th March- 1st April N.Wales

Only 2 spaces left on this course. See description below for more details or visit the website at www.believeuk.com Become Confident on grade 4 This course is aimed at paddlers who wish to feel totally confident in running more technical and demanding rivers. The course will develop and tune up your...
by Colin@Believe
Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Everywhere else
Topic: Tees water levels?
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Tees water levels?

Anyone any idea of the water level on the Tees?

Seems to have been a bit dry up here this week.

Thanks in advance

Colin.
by Colin@Believe
Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

Please don't try confuse NLP with proper psychology Confusion? Not a chance. Integration. Oh yes. Having studied an honours Degree with the OU for four years I find it difficult not to integrate all of the knowledge I have. It's quite easy to become polarised in a debate when people decide to make ...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

You make some interesting points there cshad. Dyslexia: Here's some info to check out: http://www.dyslexiatreatment.com/ As for allergies. Most allergy sufferers at some point in their lives never had the allergy. When an allergy emerges a medical viewpoint would look at the symptoms and prescribe a...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 7:40 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

Because the scope and potential of it's application grew so rapidly and it was recognised as soemthing that should not be limited in it's growth and teaching.

Colin
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Chris tell me more about your experiences of this "Lemming Sydrome". It sounds like there's a good story in there somewhere.

Colin
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

That would be like trying to trademark the practice of teaching or medicine.
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

Oh and NLP is not trademarked
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:09 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

Some guys looked at lots of different effective therapys and combined them. They then came up with a fancy name, and trademarked it and hyped it so they could make lots of money. As you might expect, I'm going to disagree with some of that comment, but not all. And isn't that the wonderful thing ab...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Hypnosis and Coaching? And what the hell is NLP?
Replies: 30
Views: 5128

Hi all,

Just to let you all know that the website is now up. There are a few things still to be tweaked a little.

Please email me if you have any questions.

Happy Boating

Colin
by Colin@Believe
Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence
Replies: 0
Views: 490

Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence

<r>Hi all, <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Website is now up (still some last minute changes happening). Check it out at <URL url="http://www.believeuk.com">http://www.believeuk.com</URL> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Contact me by email <EMAIL email="colin@believeuk.com">colin@believeuk.com</EMAIL><br/> <br/> <b...
by Colin@Believe
Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence
Replies: 3
Views: 1249

<r>Slight change to the previously mentioned course dates. Update of available spaces dates and venues. Below. Website up soon so all of this info will soon be there looking all sparkly and amazing!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Finding your grade 3 confidence <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Friday 16th - Sunday 1...
by Colin@Believe
Mon Jan 08, 2007 10:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Chris, We apparently narrowly missed a chance encounter on Sunday at Sunbury. Tim Ward mentioned that you were there. Unfortunately on Sunday the coach of the squad had chained me in a room back at base where I was doing one to one sessions with some of the team members. I barely even saw the light ...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Jan 04, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence
Replies: 3
Views: 1249

Hi all, I've had a lot of requests for info and booking packs which is great! Keep on asking! But here's a quick summary of courses for the spring. There aren't many as this is not the only strand to my work. There is a maximum of 4 places per course due to the nature of the work we will be doing. F...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

glupton wrote Here is one for the psychologists amongst you. How do you change your initial reaction to something? Most of the time my initial reaction when I capsize is to bail out and swim for it. This is a shame, as when I am set up I have a pretty decent roll - just don't always get the chance t...
by Colin@Believe
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Tuomas wrote: I've seen some examples of people pushing it too much and getting too much negative feedback in form of their failures. Not only it prevents any skill development it also puts the mental side of things in downswing I totally agree fella, a situation that should be avoided. The factor t...
by Colin@Believe
Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:22 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Wilf wrote It's worth pointing out though that some people do not respond well to this arguably more long term beneficial style of delivery. I remember working with some military types whilst on my Level 5 assessment who did not respond well to me helping them arrive at their own decision. They just...
by Colin@Believe
Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Wilf Wrote The consoiusnes of self is the greatest hindrance to the performance of physical activity I agree to some extent Wilf. The great Milton Erikson (possibly the best therapeutic Hypnotist to ever live), was one of the first people to be modelled using NLP. He believed that people experienced...
by Colin@Believe
Tue Jan 02, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

Jim wrote I thought it was generally considered more useful to instruct the right way to do things (positive patterns in your terminology) rather than concentrating on telling people what they are doing wrong (describing negative patterns as you have)??? As Albert Einstein once said "The definition ...
by Colin@Believe
Tue Jan 02, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever get nervous?
Replies: 37
Views: 7023

<r>Hi all<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Rob.b.666 writes<br/> <br/> Am going to get my wife to read Wilf's comments a few times, as she's one of the most un-confident and anxious paddlers on the river (although she really shouldn't be, as she CAN paddle quite well really Very often the case Rob, you are no...
by Colin@Believe
Sun Dec 31, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Advice needed for coaching please
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

Hi there, Just my opinion, but I would recommend you attempt to integrate in to the new system. In your case we're looking at three different coaching structures. The old TI, I and SI system. The BCU Level 1-5 system and the pending UKCC/BCU 1-5 system. To me it doesn't make sense to update to a sys...
by Colin@Believe
Sat Dec 30, 2006 10:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Who the heck is Colin Jeffery?
Replies: 10
Views: 1915

Thanks for the comments Lewis. We need to meet up sometime soon. How would you like to go into your assessment, knowing you were going to pass? Being and feeling totally confident about yourself and your considerable talents? Curious? Lets organise a get together. I'm off to the Alps in the summer w...
by Colin@Believe
Sat Dec 30, 2006 5:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Who the heck is Colin Jeffery?
Replies: 10
Views: 1915

I am! Apologies for the shameless cold calling! I compiled a list of all of the University emails I could get my hands on. As Believe gets off the ground I'm in full marketing mode. By the way, if you haven't checked out the post in the Commercial Forum then have a look! (ok I'll stop the marketing ...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Courses, Trips and Guiding
Topic: Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence
Replies: 3
Views: 1249

Believe - Life Coaching and Sporting Excellence

<r><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Hi guys, and welcome to Believe. I'll blow my trumpet more when the website is up and running (end of January) but for now enjoy the teaser. I've been a coach for over 10 years in various outdoor pursuits and having qualified as a practitioner in NLP and Hypnotherapy, I've...
by Colin@Believe
Thu Dec 28, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Is this the UK's biggest forum?
Replies: 6
Views: 1455

Is this the UK's biggest forum?

What do you think? Which other ones do you use?

Colin