Jamil Qureshi, sports psychologist, on quick adaptation to change #51

“The most successful people I have worked with have a really good level of self awareness.” Jamil Qureshi

And Jamil would know. He’s Jamil has helped six people, yes six, sports people get to number one in the world.

In 2006, he was appointed as the first-ever official psychologist to work with the European Ryder Cup team. They made history in winning by a record-equalling margin.

Jamil has worked with 22 golfers inside the top 50 in the world, including two world number 1s.

His clients have included Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Henrik Stenson, Paul McGinley, Graeme McDowell, Paul Casey, Thomas Bjorn, Sergio Garcia,

Ranked among the most influential figures in British sport in 2009, Jamil was voted in the top 100 most powerful men in golf 2008 by his international peers.

He has worked successfully with three English Premiership football clubs, one of which reaching a record position from its halfway point in the season.

He has worked with footballers from Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC

Jamil has worked with Fomula 1 drivers David Coulthard and Eddie Irvine and 2009 England Ashes winning cricketers. 

And guess what? Jamil agreed to speak with me not once but twice. Listen to the two podcasts back to back now. 
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