Elevating Performance, Teamwork, Well-being, and Resilience

Roberto Forzoni is a globally recognized authority in performance psychology, making him the ideal choice for organizations and speaker bookers seeking to boost high performance, teamwork, well-being, and resilience. With his captivating presence and unwavering commitment to the mantra, "Feel better, perform better," Roberto Forzoni is an indispensable asset for any event or program.

A Journey Rooted in Excellence:

Roberto's journey commenced on the football field, where he began his coaching career at Charlton Athletic FC. His talent caught the eye of Steve Coppell, leading to an invitation to join the first-team coaching staff at Crystal Palace. He continued this journey with Steve at Brentford and Brighton FC. In tandem with his coaching career, he pursued a master's degree in Sports Sciences, specializing in Psychology, at Brunel University. His excellence in this field eventually led to a lecturing role, shaping the next generation of sports professionals.

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A Respected Voice Across Media:

Roberto's expertise extends beyond the field and into the media landscape. For the past two decades, he has been a familiar face on BBC TV, SKY TV, and various news networks. Additionally, he is an expert advisor to BBC Radio, where he imparts his wisdom to countless local and national networks, including 5Live, World Service and numerous local BBC stations.

A Passion that Inspires:

Wherever Roberto Forzoni goes, his passion and enthusiasm are palpable and infectious. He gained invaluable insights from his experiences working with World and Olympic Champions. Through his talks unique approach, he empowers organizations, teams, and individuals to achieve exceptional performance and success while nurturing their health and well-being.

The Football Insight:

As a former football player, coach, and manager, Roberto understands the culture and unique demands of maintaining high-performance levels in high-pressure, volatile environments. His work with international performers and world and Olympic Champions has solidified his reputation as one of the foremost performance psychologists in sports.

Unparalleled Expertise in High-Performance:

Roberto Forzoni's client roster reads like a "who's who" of high performers, including World and Olympic Champions. His unique approach unlocks peak performance and enhances well-being and life satisfaction. The result? Improved staff retention and loyalty, fostering a culture of enduring success.

A Philosophy of Excellence:

Roberto's philosophy is rooted in a simple but profound desire: to help his clients be their best. He is passionate about high-level performance and achievement, driven by helping clients achieve their objectives while having fun. Laughter and enjoyment are essential elements of Roberto's approach.

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Educa1on and Exper1se:

Roberto's academic journey includes an MSc with dis:NC: on in sports sciences, alongside a rich knowledge of positive psychology techniques, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focussed Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. He holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Engineering with first-class honours, demonstrating his versatility and intellectual rigour.

Choose Excellence:

Selecting Roberto Forzoni as your speaker and consultant is an investment in your organization's brighter, healthier, and more resilient future. Elevate your team, elevate your performance—choose Roberto Forzoni.

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Fun Stuff:

Roberto is passionate about three things: Mind, music, and magic.

He hosts a weekly soul, funk, and jazz show called "Juice" on Solar Radio, demonstrating his love for music.

As an exclusoive member of the Inner Magic Circle, his mind-reading and magic performances are awe-inspiring. Roberto's unique blend of passions adds a touch of magic to every aspect of his life

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A Colourful Journey: Roberto Forzoni's Odyssey in Performance Excellence

Roberto Forzoni's career in performance is a vibrant tapestry woven with passion, expertise, and unbridled dedication. As a speaker booker or organization seeking to unlock the secrets to high performance, teamwork, well-being, and resilience, you'll find Roberto's journey compelling and inspiring.

Education & Lecturing

Alongside his MSc (distinction) in Sport Sciences, Roberto has studied various forms of positive psychology techniques, including Solution Focussed Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Counselling, Motivational Interviewing and NLP techniques. His undergraduate degree was in Environmental Engineering, where he was awarded first-class honours. 

From the Pitch to the Pinnacle:

Roberto began on the football pitch, where he cut his teeth as a coach at Charlton Athletic FC. His talents were quickly recognized, and Steve Coppell invited him to join him as a first-team coach at Crystal Palace, Brentford, and Brighton FC. However, Roberto's thirst for knowledge led him to Brunel University, where he pursued a master's postgraduate degree in Sports Sciences, specializing in Psychology. So impressed were his mentors that he was offered a lecturing role, leading both postgraduate and undergraduate modules at the university.

In football, he went on to work for several managers, gaining great insights into the minds of some great thinkers. He helped in the FA Pro License with Alex Ferguson and Fabio Cappello. He worked alongside Italian Manager Arrigo Sacchi whilst at The FA. His football journey took him to work with Alan Curbishley (West Ham United), Alan Pardew (West Ham United, Southampton and Charlton Athletic), Chris Powell (Charlton Athletic), Alan Smith (Crystal Palace), Chris Hughton (Birmingham and Norwich City), amongst others.

A particularly successful experience was being called in by Alan Curbishley for the final ten games of the 2012 season when the team had the impossible task of winning seven out of the last ten games to stay in the Premier League. This incredible achievement was made possible by working alongside an astonishing set of top international players, including Carlos Tevez, Rob Green, Anton Ferdinand and Bobby Zamora.

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Accredited Excellence:

Roberto's quest for excellence didn't stop there. In 2001, he became accredited as a Sports Psychologist with BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercise Scientists) and achieved Chartered Status, further solidifying his expertise. His insights were in high demand, and he embarked on a journey of guest lecturing at top sports universities in the UK, including Loughborough and UCL. He left BASES in 2017.

 

 

From the Pitch to the Pinnacle: Championing Performance in Sports:

While Roberto's expertise spanned various sports, he excelled in football and tennis. His work with West Ham United and the Lawn Tennis Association, where he served as National Performance Psychology Manager, saw him shaping the minds of top talents like Johanna Konta, Laura Robson (winning junior Wimbledon), James Ward, and Alex Bogdanovic. He became the psychologist for Andy Murray, developing Team Murray, a collaboration that resulted in Murray's ascent to World No. 1, winning three Grand Slams and an Olympic Gold Medal. Roberto came up with the concept for Team Murray, which has gone on to significant success and has been the template used for many top tennis professionals on the circuit today.

In Boxing, alongside working with the GB Commonwealth boxing squad, he was invited to work with Derek Chisora for the World Heavyweight Boxing Championship Fight in December 2023. The fight occurred in front of 60,000 fans at The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. London.

In other sports, such as judo, Roberto was asked by the GB Federation to work with Ashley McKenzie, who went on to win medals at major championships. He has worked in golf, rugby, GB Wheelchair Rugby squad, dressage, shooting and other sports

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From Premiere League, Grand Slams to World Heavyweight Boxing Championships: A Multisport Catalyst:

Roberto's influence extended beyond tennis and football. He worked his magic in Boxing, judo, track and field, tennis, and golf, helping athletes achieve extraordinary success. His achievements include helping the GB Commonwealth boxing squad, Jeanette Kwakye, Ashleigh Nelson, Ashley Mackenzie, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, and many others reach their full potential and medal at major World Championships and Olympics.

Business Brilliance:

Understanding that effective teamwork is at the heart of success, Roberto didn't confine his expertise to sports alone. He seamlessly transitioned into the business and industry sectors, working with CEOs, board-level executives, and middle management across various fields. He has worked for companies like Coutts Bank, AEGON and Laing O'Rourke. 

Outcomes: Feel Better - Perform Better

Roberto brings extensive and unique insights into how applied, evidenced-based psychology can be practically delivered, leading to extraordinary results in both performance and well-being. Working with Roberto, you and your teams will quickly learn how to feel better and perform better, whatever they do,