Author Archives: Grant

QUT Performance Analysis

This page is for the QUT students who attended the Performance Analysis presentation on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018.  We discussed: 1) Who is the typical Sports Coach? How did they get there? What is their typical education? What is their typical experience? READ MORE: 10 Goals for Undergrads   2) Who is the typical SSSM? How did they get there? ...

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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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