Tag Archives: development

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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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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Redefine Learn

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On May 5th, 2016, a Microsoft Showcase School hosted a Redefining Learning Conference. I had no idea about the conference but did notice #RedefineLearn trending on Twitter.  While scrolling through the tweets I found myself identifying with some, wanting to adapt others and knowing there are still others that will ruminate over time.  Below are a collection of some of the ...

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The Big Event

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At the time of writing this, twelve of my BMXers are away this week for the National Championships and two of my Mountain Bikers are preparing for the last leg of the National Series (and the National Champs three weeks later) I thought I’d post some thoughts on the week leading into the Big Event (race, tournament, competition, final, match ...

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