Athlete Development

Athlete Development

EP 20 – Martin Toms – It’s Not About You but...

My guest on the show today believes that the what we experience as a child and the people we hang out the most has...

The problems with developing early and how to avoid it

There are two times in life when you go through an accelerated period of growth. The first is during infancy. It’s a rapid stage...

How to Stop Your Emotions Affecting Your Game

Does your game crumble under high pressure? Are you hard on yourself when you make a mistake? Are you quick to blame others when...

Bone Growth and What Every Young Athlete Needs to Know to...

The benefits of participating in sport and physical activity are well known: you learn about team work and communication, how to commit to something...

EP 19 – Fiona Mather – What we can learn from...

ADS 0019: Fiona Mather – What we can learn from the horse racing industry My guest of the show today is Fiona Mather (@FifiMather). Fiona...

EP 15 – Ian McKeown, PhD – Coaching Essentials, Movement Development,...

Originally from a small town in Northern Ireland, my guest today now resides in sunny Adelaide, on the south coast of Australia. Dr Ian McKeown,...

EP 18 – John O’Sullivan

Three and a half years ago my guest on today’s show wrote an article online called “More important than talent”. It struck a chord,...

7 Things Great Youth Coaches Get Right

Remember the backyard shooting games you played as a kid? ‘Around the World’, free throw shootouts, and one-on-one battles. When the ball was bouncing, it...

3 Exercises for getting faster

Explosive athletes win games. Imagine the rugby player who tears through the gap to score a try in the last minute, or the footballer who...

Why Movement Skill is Essential for Children

One of my favourite Olympic events is the gymnastics. Why? I like the variation in apparatus. The rings, bars, vault, floor, the gymnast does...

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EP 20 – Martin Toms – It’s Not About You but...

My guest on the show today believes that the what we experience as a child and the people we hang out the most has...

The Playground: Why Every Young Athlete Should ‘Monkey Around’

Imagine for a moment you’re a kid again. You’re on holiday at a place you’ve never visited before and come across the local playground. A...

EP 19 – Fiona Mather – What we can learn from...

ADS 0019: Fiona Mather – What we can learn from the horse racing industry My guest of the show today is Fiona Mather (@FifiMather). Fiona...

The problems with developing early and how to avoid it

There are two times in life when you go through an accelerated period of growth. The first is during infancy. It’s a rapid stage...

EP 18 – John O’Sullivan

Three and a half years ago my guest on today’s show wrote an article online called “More important than talent”. It struck a chord,...