About Jeffrey Hodges
Jeffrey Hodges is a performance consultant and educator who has worked extensively with students, teachers, corporate teams, and now specialises in working with top coaches, elite athletes and sports clubs to enhance individual and team performance.
He is the author of the widely acclaimed "Sportsmind" and "Champion Thoughts, Champion Feelings" books and Sportsmind audio programs; creator of the Sportsmind Mental Mastery performance enhancement workshops; Sportsmind Champion Performance personal success coaching systems; Sportsmind High Achievement and Peak Performance phone coaching systems; Coaching Excellence professional development program for sports coaches; and Director of the Sportsmind Institute for Human Performance Research.
Jeffrey holds a B.Sc. from Griffith University, an M.Sc.(Hons) degree from University of Western Sydney, has recently completed his B.Ed. in Adult Education, is an Australian Coaching Council accredited Level 2 coach, and has a black belt in Aikido. He is a NLP Master Practitioner, and his landmark M.Sc.(Hons) thesis involving 1,158 athletes from 32 different sports established the effectiveness of NLP techniques for mental skills training in sport. His Sportsmind programs have been endorsed by the NSW Dept Sport & Recreation, and recommended by top sportsclubs and successful athletes.
He has also written six books on organic gardening.
He has been a regular presenter in recent years at both the Filex and Network conventions, and written numerous articles for : Ultrafit; Blitz; Sports Coach and Australian Tennis magazines.
Some of his clients to date include :
- Australian PGA
- Australian Rugby Union
- Penrith Rugby League Football Club
- St. Joseph's College
- Firbank Grammar School
- Societe Generale; Qld Swimming
- Woodlands Golf Club
- Netball Qld; Lendlease
- R. O. Wellsmore; Metway Bank
- RAAF; Qld Academy of Sport
- Assn of Independent Schools Qld
- NSW Netball Assn
- Australian Diving Assn
- Victorian Soaring Assn
- OAC Equestrian School
- Network for Fitness Professionals
- Horseland; Qld Athletics Assn
- NSW Dept. Sport and Recreation
- Moreton Bay College; St. Columbans College
- Toowoomba Grammar School
- Kelvin Grove School of Sports Excellence
- Ipswich Grammar and the Northern Inland Academy of Sport.
In 2003, prior to the Rugby World Cup, Jeffrey trained Dave Alred (superboot Jonny Wilkinson's kicking coach) in some mental and emotional stratgeies to assist in the English Team's preparations - with obvious devastating results!
In 2004 Jeffrey worked personally with Sara Carrigan, Olympic Gold medalist in cycling.
Phone : 07 5445 7994