4 Tips to Help You Find Success With Game-Streaming

What is the first thing that pops to mind when you see the word “streaming?” For some, it would be streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, for others, it would be IPTVs and their ilk. When we say streaming, us geeks will most likely think of platforms like Twitch. Anyone can use Twitch, but it will take time to build …

The Geek’s Handy Guide to Improving Self-Confidence

Confidence is one of the most important aspects of social interaction. It can make or break any first impression and any conversation. As many of you know, people are more likely to trust someone who appears sure of himself than someone who exudes uncertainty. What many don’t know is that confidence is a skill that is built up over time …

3 ways video games can help build your confidence

In dire need to build your self-confidence? It may sound like counterintuitive advice, but start playing video games! Contrary to popular belief, video games actually help build self-confidence. The most obvious way it does this is that it forces you to interact with other people, (if you’re playing online multiplayer games. With so many multiplayer games today, you are bound …

3 Tips to Get You Started on Your Esports Journey – Our Guide

Fancy yourself under the spotlight competing in the esports scene for millions of pounds or millions of dollars? While the journey to that ever happening IS arduous and extremely difficult, it is not impossible. With enough effort and patience, you will slowly climb to the top. If you are ready, begin your journey to becoming an esports pro with these …

CfG Free Training – May 2020 Schedule – Learn stuff and/or things

Geeks need skills – not just to get the most bells for your turnips in Animal Crossing New Horizons, to paint those miniatures (don’t forget your basecoat!) or to avoid cosplay catastrophes. Life skills, business skills, personal skills. Get good, scrub. During lockdown the most important thing is to take good care of yourself. But of you can pickup some …

Find Your Super-You

Hi I’m Aaron, co-host of the LIFT Fitness Podcast. Following our recent episode (episode 18) with Shabna Rajah, I’ve thought a lot about who “Super-Aaron” would be. That is, the version of me that draws on elements of superheroes to be the best, super-est, Aaron.  I actually came up with a few different things: he’d be a little bit more …

The 6 Best Apps for Introverts Looking for Friends

As an introvert, you probably cherish the time where you get to unwind alone. Other times, though, you may want to reach out to a friend to talk. Luckily, with today’s modern apps, you have the resources to easily meet like-minded people.  If you find making friends intimidating or are just having trouble doing so, give these apps a try. …

Camp Wildfire Review: Updated for 2020

Final release tickets are now on sale! Use our Camp Wildfire link to get £10 off your ticket! There is a magical place in the woods near Sevenoaks and I have just returned home the better for having visited. Camp Wildfire, hidden away on the St Clere Estate, in Sevenoaks, Kent, UK is billed as a half music festival and …

The CfG Awards 2019 – WINNERS

HERE COME THE WINNERS! It’s been another phenomenal year for geek culture, as we claim an ever larger share of the voice of pop culture. Coaching for Geeks’ end of year awards celebrates the big, the bold, and the unsung heroes. The Coaching for Geeks community made its nominations and the public voted throughout December… and it’s safe to say …

The CfG Awards Nominees 2019

Here are all our nominees for the Coaching for Geeks Awards 2019. The Coaching for Geeks Community made its nominations and we whittled them down to these few worthy games, movies, bands, shows, and people. If you’re already ready to vote head on over to the voting page. If you want more information on our nominees, you’re in the right …

Become the ultimate NERD!

Most people think that to have a successful career or business you need to be a born leader, or have a level of arrogance that would make Hal Jordan blush. I thought that too. Until a few years ago…. You see, growing up, my best friend was my Spectrum 48k+, then a SNES, then an Amiga, and then….. Well, you …

CfG’s Creator of the Month June 2019 – BurntPieCreations (Week 2)

Welcome to Week 2 of Coaching for Geeks ‘creator of the month’ for June 2019Today we look at a selection of pieces from the very talented Jordan K Thomas (BurntPieCreations) along with a little insight to each. You can find more of Jordan’s great work at these locations: Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/BurntPieCreations Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/burntpiecreations/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/burntpiecreations

Making Your First Twitch Stream With Paranerdnicky

News! Paranerdnicky will be streaming for charity, for the Millions Missing campaign for ME Action, all of next month (May 2019)! She’ll be streaming a mix of things such as Scribblio, Marbles, Soulworker, just chatting, etc… check her out and support her on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/paranerdnicky   If You’re A Twitch Noob, Paranerdnicky Will Show You How! As a follow up …

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Coaching for Geeks at PodUK – Feb 2019

PodUK is a celebration of the UK podcasting scene, and is set to take place in Birmingham Millennium Point on Saturday February 2nd. Hosted by Rocksalt Events and sponsored by Present Communications Ltd and Hindenburg Systems, PodUk is a fan focussed event, allowing you to get up close and meet your favourite podcasters. Including Coaching for Geeks’ own Robin Bates. …

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Vote in the Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018 – VOTING CLOSED

The Coaching for Geeks Awards 2018 The Coaching for Geeks community has spoken, putting forward their nominations for the best in geeky entertainment over the last twelve months… and the worst. The time has come to vote FOR THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE! (In each category plus a runner up). But they’re all winners here, apart from those found in …

Jamie Noble Frier, teh Noble Artist, on a cover biage for episode 64 of teh coaching for geeks podcast, discussing Hero Master an epic game of epic fails

The Podcast Returns – Episode (Nintendo) 64 – Jamie Noble Frier; Hero Master

The Coaching for Geeks Show returns! And what better way to celebrate Season 2 than with terrible heroes who got picked last for adventuring.   You can listen in here or head over to our new home on  Radio Public, or the old favourites of iTunes, Spotify, or most places that have podcasts. Not Stitcher though because they still suck at …

Turning Geeks into Adventurers…

Things change, but a pattern is present; a formula remains…   You’re not going mad, the website is changing. We’ve had this one for over a year and sure, it’s OK, but it’s not the sleek beast it could be. So we’re rebuilding. And with that rebuild comes all new ways to gain XP  and  level up! Every good adventure …