Author Archives: Grant

Wanted: Physiotherapist

Looking to employ a Physiotherapist at a new facility in Brisbane.    The successful applicant will: have a high performance mindset be able to justify their diagnosis and treatment plan be exercise (evidence?)-based understand how to work in team environment be able to treat and communicate with a full spectrum of clients (from elite athletes to young kids) have the ...

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Feedback – S&C Course

At the weekend we had 19 enthusiastic Swimming Queensland coaches attend the Strength & Conditioning Course.  16hrs jam-packed with information, application and a whole lot of exploring ideas and paradigms.  Below are 3 emails with feedback from the course:

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For Parents: 17 Dos & Don’ts

1. Do support the Coach, especially in public and in front of your child. Regardless of the emotions, always remember that the Coach has every one of their young athlete’s best interests at heart. If there is a disagreement, settle it privately. It’ll benefit all parties.  2. Don’t let ‘Did you win?’ be the first question you ask your child. Rather ...

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Dear Former Athlete…

Dear Former Athlete, First up, congratulations on your career. Competing at the highest-level puts you amongst a select group of individuals, an achievement most of us could only dream of accomplishing. In that regard, you have earned respect. There is no doubt that you will have lots to offer as you transition into the coaching realm. Secondly, it is fantastic ...

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10 Non-Athletic things every Athlete should do

1) Thank your Parents First up, without them, there is no ‘you’. So thank them. Also, thank them for driving you to training. And to competition. And paying for both. And giving up their weekends so you can compete.   2) Have an Athletic Portfolio ready If you want to compete, even at the junior level, sport has become expensive. ...

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