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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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Qualifying your Advisor

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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3 Curious things about Rugby Training

I am publishing this because it's been in the Drafts folder for too long and I think it can help more Coaches once shared rather than publishing it because it is a polished article.  Below are 3 curious things about rugby training and some suggestions on how to improve them. Random, Chaotic & Intense At a recent seminar I presented, ...

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Coaching Congruency

I've never seen a great Coach who is rated low on Congruency. On the flip side, it is possible to have high levels of Congruency and still not be a great Coach. Before I expand on the definition of Congruency, below are a few examples of (superficial) Non-Congruency: The overweight dietitian The unfit Personal Trainer The Financial Advisor who still ...

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