“I wanted to take these methods that worked for me in my professional career, that held value but weren’t communicated to the sport world”
“Lewis Hatchett achieved one of the most gloriously defiant careers in the history of cricket…”
– ESPN Cricinfo
FRUSTRATION TO FLEXIBILITY
Having been consistently injured during his career, Lewis took the plunge and googled yoga for athletes. Not much came up other than the uber-flexible or uber-spiritual but nothing aimed for a sportsperson.
Having given it a go anyway, the results became apparent going from an injury every 3 months to not a single one in 18 months!
Fast forward a few years. Lewis’ professional career ends due to injury (no amount of yoga could of stopped it) and the benefits of mindfulness, breathing and meditation helped with recovering his mind. As well as opening up the opportunity to use these tools to manage anxiety, pre competition nerves, anxiety, harness stress and perform when you need it most.
Having played at the highest level of his sport, Lewis knows the stresses and strains that the body and mind takes. That’s why he took up methods such as yoga, mindfulness, breathwork to maintain a healthy body. The Sport Yogi app was built to provide all that for you.
Lewis doesn’t consider himself a traditional yogi. More a sportsman that is changing the narrative and look of these method to the sporting population.
“I’m not going to join the ashram, I needed something simple to help my body and mind with the stresses and strains that are being placed on it through sport”
The philosophy of MindStrong BodyReady is built in understanding that to be the complete athlete, it is more than the physical
Sport is played in the 6 inches between your ears
Lewis recognises that sport takes more than the skill and physical movement but everything that goes around it. The preparation, recovery, performing under pressure, emotional rollercoasters, the doubts, fears, excitements and opportunities.
“Learning How to move my body and breathe better is only going to improve my performances on game day.”
– Denny Solomona, England Rugby & Sale Sharks
Whether it’s for you as an individual or your team. Lewis brings his energy and enthusiasm to build a positive and approachable way to develop your sporting performance and wellbeing.
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