Author Archives: Grant

Response to ‘Why Jnr Results Don’t Matter’

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I posted this article about why I don’t care too much about a young Athlete’s junior results. The response and feedback has been great, not necessarily because people agree with me but because I have heard some great discussion on points I hadn’t yet considered. In other words, posting it has provoked a lot of thought. Below is an email ...

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FASTRACK BMX Camp

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     Below is some of the data we collected from our testing at the FASTRACK Camp (May). A quick description of the columns below. Age – Age as of the date of camp. No. of Kids – Also known as the Sample Size. The bigger the sample size the more relevant the data is. READ MORE: Hard Road v Easy ...

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Nutrition – 2 Scary Stories

Fresh Food

Not exactly about performance per se, but thought I’d share these anyway. These two incidents happened within 7 days of each other. And they’re both quite scary. Story 1 – ABC, Lost Weight & DAA I am currently doing a series on ABC Radio about health. The first few weeks were mainly about exercise but the last two have been ...

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UniZul

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Depending where in the world you might be reading this, there is a slim to good chance you’ve heard of the university I graduated from: University of Stellenbosch. Surrounded by vineyards, it is, ironically, a sporting Mecca. In fact, in the lead up to the Sydney Olympics many of the British sports based themselves there. Conversely, it probably doesn’t matter ...

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Qualifying your Advisor

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It wasn’t long ago that most of our shared information was through books. I remember when I first discovered internet groups in the 1990′s (who else was on Mel Siff’s Supertraining group? : ) where anyone could pass on information or share their experiences. While many of the group’s had moderators, the level of qualifying dropped significantly. The uberisation of ...

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