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Swimming Queensland – Parent Workshops

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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Response to ‘Why Jnr Results Don’t Matter’

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

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FASTRACK BMX Camp

     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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Nutrition – 2 Scary Stories

Not exactly about performance per se, but thought I’d share these anyway. These two incidents happened within 7 days of each other. And they’re both quite scary. Story 1 – ABC, Lost Weight & DAA I am currently doing a series on ABC Radio about health. The first few weeks were mainly about exercise but the last two have been ...

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UniZul

Depending where in the world you might be reading this, there is a slim to good chance you’ve heard of the university I graduated from: University of Stellenbosch. Surrounded by vineyards, it is, ironically, a sporting Mecca. In fact, in the lead up to the Sydney Olympics many of the British sports based themselves there. Conversely, it probably doesn’t matter ...

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