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Things to do when Injured

Injured

No one wants to be injured. But the longer you compete the greater the chances you’ll sustain an injury. Below are some things you should be doing while you’re out.   1) Your Rehab You’d think this is a given but a lot of Athletes struggle to even do this part. Especially if it’s to be done at home. Just ...

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Chasing a Masters degree in Performance?

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Having taken on an average six interns every year since 2005 I often have many of the same questions come up. A frequent discussion for those coming to the end of their degree is about ‘further study’ so I’ve decided to put my thoughts into this blog post. Typically two main programs have been mentioned in the past few years: ...

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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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Why Junior Athlete Results Probably Don’t Matter

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Working with young Athletes can be an emotional rollercoaster, if you allow it to be. They can have amazing wins and terrible losses. They can progress at a rapid rate and then apparently stall for no reason. The key to staying stable is to take a long-term view. And one way to do this is to accept: Junior Results Probably ...

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Swimming Queensland – Coaches Workshop

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Below are some links to information discussed at the Swimming Queensland Inter-Regional Clinics for Coaches. While the broad topic of Communication was discussed, we went explored various tangents. Please note, this post caters for all 9 clinics implying: some of the information I post here might not have come up in the clinic you attended; it might be worth checking ...

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