Tag Archives: Intern Articles

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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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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Gurus v Mentors

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My disdain for those that position themselves as Gurus usually manifests quite passively – I just ignore them. However, as I feel my social responsibility grow, it has become apparent that there are certain groups of people (think: young coaches, impressionable parents and developmental athletes) that need guidance to ensure their ‘hard earned’ isn’t handed over to the (usually self-proclaimed) ...

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Who Knows You?

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While there are many of us who dream of working in the NFL Alex Hampton is in the US living our collective dream. I asked him a bit about his journey. His response should be passed onto every young coach.  Who knows you – Making the most of your internship The most common piece of advice I see given to ...

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Coaching Challenge 2

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The visual plan… We’ve all heard about ’8 Week Fitness Challenges’ run out of almost every commercial fitness centre, well, this is a ’8 Week Coaching Challenge’ designed to help improve your coaching. At the end of each week we will post a Coaching Challenge for you to integrate into your coaching for the following week. Enjoy.  Challenge 2: Everything ...

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