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Elevate Your Personal Resilience

This course is tailored for those ready to elevate their resilience and performance, facing life's ups and downs with confidence. You’ll be taught evidence-based skills and strategies using proven, published and peer-reviewed science from the work of world-renowned performance psychologist, Professor Andy McCann. By the end of the 2-days you'll know how to harness your newfound resilience for lasting personal and professional growth.


48 hrs


15 -25 people


None required





In today’s constantly changing world, investing in resilience is your key to navigating personal and professional challenges. With complexity and uncertainty at every turn, the ability to bounce back and grow stronger from adversity is essential.  Resilient Performance is designed for individuals and organisations aiming to build that resilience. People need practical tools to help better manage themselves under pressure, create habits for improved wellbeing, and developing a resilient mindset, invaluable in both personal development and work environments.


Optimising Resilient Performance is the key to unlocking your personal resilience and equipping you with the resources, skills and mindset to adapt and thrive under any circumstances. By embracing resilience, you're not just surviving; you're prepared to flourish, opening doors to new possibilities, and ensuring success in an ever-changing world.



This course is designed for anyone looking to boost their resilience and performance under pressure, from individuals seeking personal growth to organisations aiming to strengthen their teams. It offers scientifically proven strategies ideal for those ready to handle stress with greater ease and boost their effectiveness in challenging situations. Whether you're enhancing your own resilience or building it within your team, Optimising Resilient Performance provides the tools needed to thrive in today’s demanding world.


Optimising Resilient Performance is brought to life by the real-world expertise and experience of our Guides. They bring their personal stories of resilience into the classroom, fostering lively discussions around your unique challenges and situations. This hands-on approach ensures the strategies you learn are grounded in practical reality, enriching your journey towards resilience. With our Guides, you'll discover how to turn theory into action and apply resilience in practical ways.



We can run this event exclusively for your team and tailored to your needs, or we have a number of open events that individuals and small teams can book on.


For corporate groups looking to empower their teams, we offer bespoke training solutions tailored specifically to your needs. We don't believe in one-size-fits-all; every aspect of our training is customised to align with your objectives. To explore how we can shape the perfect resilience-building programme for your team, book a call or contact us. Together, we'll craft a solution that transforms the resilience of your people. 



Courses are available throughout the year, catering to both individuals and small teams of 2-6 people. With flexible scheduling, you can easily find a session that fits your timetable. Whether you're embarking on this journey alone or with a team, our course is designed to equip you with the resilience skills needed to excel in any challenge. Start your path to resilience today.


FAQ:the programme

What are the differences between the OHP courses offered?

OHP 1 is a 2-day non-certification course focused on personal application, with an option to pursue certification later. OHP 2 is a full 4-day certification course available at levels 3, 5, or 7, with an additional workbook day option for extra support. OHP 3 offers bespoke training tailored to organizational needs.

Can I attend OHP 2 without completing OHP 1?

Yes, OHP 2 is a stand-alone certification course, and prior completion of OHP 1 is not required.

Can I get certified in OHP 1 if I decide to pursue certification later?

Yes, there is an option to complete a follow-up 2-day course for certification after completing OHP 1.

What levels of certification does OHP 2 offer?

OHP 2 offers certification at levels 3, 5, or 7 through DARKSWAN’s partnership with Professor Andy McCann and DNA Definitive and caters for the various stages of professional development and role within your organisation.

Is there support available for completing the coursework for OHP 2?

An optional workbook day is offered at an additional cost to aid in coursework submission.

Are there any prerequisites for attending the OHP courses?

There are no specified prerequisites; however, an interest or background in the subject matter may enhance the learning experience.

What are the options for businesses interested in OHP courses?

Businesses can opt for the tailored OHP 3 course or have any OHP course delivered at their workplace. Contact us to discuss customization options.

How can I book a course?

Individuals or small groups can book directly through our website. Organizations should contact us via email or schedule a call to discuss specific needs.

What if I need to cancel my booking?

You can reschedule to another date without additional cost or request a refund, subject to a 10% administration fee if cancelled more than 14 days before the course. Cancellation fees increase as the course date approaches.

How frequently are courses run throughout the year?

Courses are run periodically throughout the year. Please check our website for the most up-to-date schedule.


Where are the OHP courses delivered?

Courses are delivered at our headquarters in Chilmark, near Salisbury. For organizations, we offer the flexibility to run courses at your preferred location.

What equipment should I bring to the course?

Bring comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor activities, including a waterproof jacket, and a notebook and pen or an electronic note-taking device. Power outlets are available for charging devices.

Is accommodation provided or arranged for course participants?

We do not arrange accommodation but provide a list of nearby options. Participants wishing to camp on-site must indicate this during booking and are responsible for their own food and equipment.

How does the camping option work for course participants?

Participants opting to camp must bring their own camping gear and food. Basic ablution facilities are available on-site.

Please contact us if you have further questions or would like us to tailor a programme to your specific needs

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