Author Archives: Grant

Top Articles from October

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Below are the Top Articles on for the month of October (i.e. most hits and referrals). Have a read. Leave a comment. Give us your opinion. 1) Reply to Peter Fitzsimons – Point one finger and three are pointing back at you.  2) 8 Reasons S&Cs Should Get More Credit – Send this to your coach before your next contract negotiation.  ...

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Evolution of an Athlete Conference

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The Evolution of an Athlete Conference concluded on Friday and so far the feedback both from a Conference level and a personal level has been positive. It was a fantastic initiative from Vince Kelly and his University of Queensland team to decide to take on this innovative approach. Being able to listen to Tim Noakes, Alex Hutchinson, Craig Duncan, Darren ...

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Defending Gen Y


Previously called: Reply to (Journalist) Peter Fitzsimons I read, with interest, Peter Fitzsimons’ article ‘Why, oh why, does Gen Y not get it?‘, not because I agreed or disagreed with it but because I felt he was looking at the symptom and not the cause. We are a product of both Nature and Nurture, and our ‘nature’ hasn’t changed much in ...

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Guest Post: The Little Things

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With clients and patients from the John McEnroe Tennis Academy  the LPGA & the WTA, I am always glad to catch up with Andrew Small. The last time I was in NYC  he showed me around his place of work, the impressive SportsLab NYC, where it is not uncommon to see NBA players and other elite athletes training & being treated.  ...

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Guest Post: 6 Principles for the School Environment

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If coaches are teachers, and teaching is coaching, then Grant Stephensen knows why as a high performer in both fields. He has mixed head coaching roles with Head of department roles and teaching with coaching for well over a decade. In my visits to his office I always notice there is certainly no shortage of silverware, from World Cups to ...

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