For Parents

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 points I hadn’t yet considered. In other words, posting it has provoked a lot of thought. Below is an email reply ...

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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 – Parent Workshops

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This post is aimed at those who attended the parent workshops at the Inter-Regional Clinics hosted by Swimming Queensland. Below are links, resources, websites and books that will give you more information on some of the topics we covered in the ‘Beyond Resilience‘ workshops. Please note, this post caters for all 9 clinics implying: some of the information I post ...

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FASTRACK BMX Camp (May)

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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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What to look for when selecting a Strength & Conditioning Coach

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The time has arrived for you to start searching for a Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach for your Child. Perhaps they’re taking their sport more seriously? Or they need to build their body up for the extra training they’re doing? Or maybe it’s to balance their bodies or develop their athleticism? Most likely it’s a combination of all of the ...

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