Top 10 Articles for 2014

Below is a list of the Top 10 Articles written in 2014 as ranked by Google Analytics.

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1) Development v Elite Sports – Director of Athletic Development at Port Adelaide AFL Club, Ian McKeown, explores the differences and similarities between ‘development’ and ‘elite’ sports.

2) For Athletes Only – Coaches, you’re going to want your athletes, regardless of level or age, to read this.

3) Changing Perspective – One of Australia’s top S&C Coaches, Brendyn Appleby, reflects on things he thought were important but discovered they might not be…

4) 7 Essential Questions for Great Coaching – Former Tennis Australia and Stanford Coach, David Hodge, provides us with questions we should be asking ourselves regularly.

5) The Silent Evidence – Anytime a Coach, Athlete or Parent suggests you should do something because Tiger/Federer/Manchester United/etc. do it, show them this article.

6) Coaching Challenge 1 – If there was one way to improve everyone’s Coaching ability, this challenge would be it. Read it, you’ll see.

7) Q&A with Stanford Coaching Legend Dick Gould – He amassed 17 National Championships, 17 individual national championships, 50 All-Americans, 776-148 record, and over a a span of 35 years every 4 year member of the team won a National Championship.

8) Questioning Coaching Heuristics – A heuristic is a ‘rule of thumb’ and some of these heuristics need to be challenged.

9) 13 Tips When Starting a New Job – ‘You’re never given a second chance to make a first impression’, therefore read this by David Hodge.

10) Improve Your Coaching – Regardless of your sport, these are 8 Tips that WILL improve your coaching ability.

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