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Kai Hortsmann Exeter Chiefs Team-i trainer

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Former Exeter Chiefs Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer talk about how preparation made decision making easier in the heat of battle.
Exeter Chiefs team huddle

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We are all different and can’t help having in built prejudices. What we can do is be tolerant of others and find out about people who we perceive as different to us. This is a fundamental to being in a successful team. Former Exeter Chiefs, Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer discuss how this had a […]
Exeter Chiefs

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The word Respect is synonymous with rugby. From grassroots to elite level. Former Exeter Chiefs, Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer discuss how they learned the fundamentals of respect during their careers and how that belief in respect transferred into their business careers.
Carl Rimmer

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I have always been intrigued as to which is the greater motivator: wanting to win, or fearing failure. Here are former Exeter Chief’s Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann’s views on it.
Carl Rimmer and Gareth Steenson Exeter Chiefs

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Play elite sport in front of a hostile crowd can be intimidating for some and inspirational for others…
Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer

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Overcoming adversity and developing resilience is vital in all walks of life. In elite sport is it very tangible. Former Exeter Chiefs Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann, share their experiences.
Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann Exeter Chiefs

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When Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann were playing for the Exeter Chiefs, they talked about winning the ‘No skills battles.’ I was intrigued to find out what they were and how the concept could apply to business.
Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer Exeter Chiefs rugby players

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I once heard in an interview the then Germany football team manager say, “I really like these players” and it made me think how can you get members of a team to like each other, because certainly when they do, the team performs better. As Germany did by winning the 1990 World Cup.This what former […]
Carl Rimmer celebrating scoring a try

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Being able to motivate yourself, particularly at the moment, can be very difficult. I was interested to find out how elite sports people motivated themselves on their dark days. Here is what former Exeter Chiefs Kai Horstmann and Carl Rimmer has to say.
Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann Exeter Chiefs

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Being aware of what you can control is a fundamental part of wellbeing. I found the conversation I had with Premiership winning rugby players Carl Rimmer and Kai Horstmann fascinating on the the subject of ‘controlling the controllables.’