Success in high pressure situations hinges not just on your skills and knowledge, but also on your ability to recover and remain energized: in other words, to be resilient. Rooted in our work with elite performers in sport and business, our programs help people learn and practice a practical tool-kit for resilience.


Our resilience tool-kit has been refined over 30 years of work in the intense R&D lab of elite sport. With over 100 medals won, the proof is on the podium.


Resilience can feel 'fuzzy' - our tool-kit is not. Immensely practical, it breaks resilience down into a learnable set of skills that can be mastered.

Taught by experts

Whether in-person or by video, we bring an unparalleled faculty of experts, Olympians, chefs, performers and business leaders into the learning experience.

The Power of Pressure - Arriving August 31st.

An essential guide to thriving under the demands of our pressure-packed world.

Explore The Power of Pressure

Our resilience clients

  • From helping our clients learn about resilience, the power of pressure and agility by playing sledge hockey in the Rocky Mountains to helping our leaders become world-class coaches, Third Factor's faculty and programs are a driving force in influencing our culture. When I think of high performance, I think of Third Factor.

    Ryan Garrah

    President, Canada Emerson

Our experts

  • Dane Jensen

    Dane is the CEO of Third Factor, an acclaimed speaker, instructor the University of North Carolina, and a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. Learn more

  • Peter Jensen

    Peter is a veteran of 10 Olympic Games, author of 3 best-selling books, and a renowned innovator. Learn more

  • Garry Watanabe

    A corporate lawyer who became an elite swim coach before pursuing a degree in Sport Psychology - Garry is a true renaissance man. Learn more

  • Kara Stelfox

    Kara is a biofeedback practitioner who is an expert on the mental and physical aspects of human performance. Learn more

  • Karyn Garossino

    Karyn is an Olympic figure skater with a Master's Degree in psychology and adult education - and boundless enthusiasm. Learn more

Our Perspectives

New!! Explore Dane Jensen's new book, The Power of Pressure: Why Pressure isn't the Problem, it's the Solution. Take a look.