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Athlete Development’s Top 10 Posts

1. 8 Essential Ingredients to Getting Faster Our top post of 2016. Speed is one of the most sought after attributes in sport today. Check...

EP 9 – Jon Oliver and Rhodri Lloyd: The importance of...

On today’s show I’m joined Jon Oliver and Rhodri Lloyd, a couple of world leaders in paediatric sport science and youth strength and conditioning. Together,...

3 Things I Recently Learned About Talent

Last week we ran a conference on talent development. I opened the day by giving a short presentation on talent, and how it's effecting...

EP8 – Helene Wilson: Talent, Cooperation in team sport and where...

This episode I’m chatting with a greater thinker in the game of Netball, Helene Wilson, she is a coaching guru and has just taken...

Stop yelling from the sideline to go harder, and start teaching...

Have you ever had an athlete pull out of a maximal fitness test claiming they’re done, when clearly it’s just not the case? Have...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

EP7 – Meikayla Moore – Goal setting, Injuries, and Playing Football...

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my very first athlete to the Show. At only 20 years of age, Meikayla Moore (@MeikaylaMoore) is one...

5 Essential Ingredients to Better Sporting Performance

Your performance in competition is dependent on doing the right things in training. Here are 5 essential ingredients to consider. Ambition Where does your motivation...

EP6 – Ken Lynch – Winning vs. Development and Producing High...

Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another episode of the ADS… thanks so much for tuning in. Now, if you’re interested in the best...

The R Word: Responsibility and how we can develop it in...

If there’s one thing sport can teach, it’s responsibility. Being responsible means performing a particular task assigned to you by someone else, or created by...

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The Right Way to Achieve your Goals

Knowledge is power, right? Unfortunately, knowledge is only power when you know how to apply it. Because access to knowledge is easier than ever before...

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...

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,...

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 14 – Stacy Sims – Physiology of the Female Athlete,...

ADS 0014: Stacy Sims, PhD – Physiology of the Female Athlete, Menstruation, and Developing Confidence in Youth In an age when no topic appears taboo,...