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Ben Manenti – The Pursuit of Professional Cricket

Ben Manenti is one of my original members of Human Performance. An extremely gifted young cricketer from NSW, finding his feet in the world of professional sport, seeking an opportunity and chance to show case his skills. Like many people, Ben has had his struggles...

New Beginnings (Part 4): The Race

Saturday, September 15th 2018 For the first time in 5 years, I am really nervous. I can’t settle, I feel sick in my stomach. The old restless night sleep returns, like a long-lost friend. I haven’t felt like this since my last game for the Waratahs in 2013 against the...

New Beginnings (Part 3): The Science of Running

Find 10 people who have run a marathon and ask them what they believe is the key to marathon training – there is likely to be 10 different answers. Some will say it’s all about mileage in the legs, or that it comes down to speed training and leg cadence. Others will...

New Beginnings (Part 2): Why Running?

"Kikiamah” was a cattle and cropping property located near Thuddungra, 45kms from Young in South Western New South Wales. For me, the greatest attribute of country life was the open spaces. The vastness to explore and play. From riding motor...

New Beginnings (Part 1)

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way” - Viktor E Frankl I have avoided, procrastinated and justified for a multitude of reasons why...

Tim Davidson – He gets the best out of me

“It is rare you meet someone who knows where they are going and who knows how to get the best out of you.” Tim Davidson is a former professional Rugby Union player, with 39 Super Rugby Caps. He also captained Sydney University Football Club to eight Shute Shield...

Anonymous – He changed my life

"Tom has the most unique and powerful ability to understand people. He is perceptive, inquisitive and kind. A combination that allows him to get the best out of his athletes, by knowing exactly what they need and how to go about it". Human Performance is based on the...

Daniel Halangahu – The Tom Carter I know

"Tom has developed into one of the most balanced and knowledgeable trainers I know, in a world where I often see the leaders of the industry." Daniel Halangahu is a former professional Rugby Union player. Daniel was capped 74 times in Super Rugby and Captained the...

Daniel Panebianco – My Mate Saved My Life

"The journey to a future life with good health and quality of life is now becoming a reality. I can think clearer, I am more productive at work and at home, and most importantly I am now in control of all aspects of my health and wellbeing" Daniel is one of my oldest...

Lora Storey – Rehabilitation and Road to Redemption

"When are you going to stop wasting your time and let me write your program?" Lora is an elite 800m runner with an incredible story of overcoming obstacles, challenges and set backs that exist in elite amateur sport within Australia. Her character and courage to...