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.

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

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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

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