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Motivational Speaker

Sir Clive Ronald Woodward OBE is a former rugby union player and coach. He was coach of the England team from 1997 to 2004, managing them to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He is currently the British Olympic Association’s Director of Elite Performance. Clive has used his sporting achievements and winning strategies and applied them to motivational speaking all over the world. He has been identified as one of the leading inspirational public speakers around today.

Clive moved to Sydney after retiring where he captained the Manly club. He then returned to England and began coaching rugby as well as setting up his own computer leasing company. When coaching England Rugby’s lead Coach in 1997, he transformed traditional practices, introducing business principles, setting long term goals, paying attention to detail and planning the personal development of individuals in the basic skills, tactics and strategy of rugby. The transformation of the national side led to England winning regularly, becoming ranked No 1 in the world, and winning the greatest prize in rugby, the World Cup, in November 2003. Clive was rewarded for his efforts with a knighthood that same year.

Sir Clive also played a key role for the Olympic Games in London 2012, and was appointed director of elite performance for the British Olympic Association.

Speaking Topics

Clive Woodward covers topics such as Building High Performance Teams; Change Thinking; One Team; Going ‘Beyond Number One’; Success from Setbacks; Leadership, Teamship and Partnership; Creating True Partnerships and Winning Mindsets.

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