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Drugs, Alcohol and Elite sport: a real life approach

Every time a professional player or elite athlete tests positive to drugs or is caught abusing alcohol, you can guarantee three things will happen: Newspapers and other media will over react and claim an isolated incident is evidence of an inherent drug and alcohol abuse culture in the club or sport (or all of sport); The club […]

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What do Athletes Believe? What drives their Behaviours? Performance Environment Values Poll.

Lots of Clubs and Coaches talk about the underpinning “values” system in their organisation. You can define “values” as those core beliefs which influence attitudes and behaviours. Values are the “fuel” – the driving force behind the beliefs and behaviours of athletes (and indeed coaches, staff, management and the Board) in the D.A.T.E. – Daily Athlete Training […]

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It’s not the head coaches fault……not all of the time that is.

Here’s a typical football Club scenario. Pick a club – any club – any code – it doesn’t matter. The team loses a few games, has a couple of bad seasons and the decision is made to sack the head coach. In fact, Legend AFL Coach David Parkin once said, “There are two types of head coaches. […]

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The Facility Fallacy

  Here’s how it goes. Your club has had another poor season. People looking for answers come up with a lot of ideas on how to improve next year. The management team determine that what the Club needs is a new high performance facility: new stadium, new meeting rooms, new computer lab, new medical facilities, […]

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Positive Drug Tests in Sport: 6 Types of Drug Cheats and How to Recognise them.

Positive Drug Tests in sport. What sort of idiot trains hard for months or even years then: Takes performance enhancing or social drugs before, during or after competition? Takes performance enhancing or social drugs at any time? That’s just it: they are idiots. Well most of them are anyway. Some are misguided. Some are lazy. Some just […]

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Sporting Parents:Gold Medal Parenting for the Parents of Young Athletes

There are sporting kids. There are sporting coaches. But the critical people in the sporting equation are sporting parents. This presentation helps every parent understand how to be a Gold Medal Sporting Parent and how to help their child realise their full potential. %CODE3% And don’t forget to contact us and ask about our Sporting […]

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