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Surviving the Gap: Navigating Puberty in Sport

Beware of the gap. It’s a challenging time for you - physically and psychologically. Some of your friends will be experiencing it already, some not...

HealthZone Medical: Skin Cancer Concerns

NZ is the leading country in the world in Skin Cancer! A typical kiwi lifestyle involves the outdoors, encompassing being out in the sun, beach...

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...

Injuries in Young Athletes

Although they seem to be much more physically resilient than the rest of us; children and teenagers are also prone to injuries, especially if...

3 Things to avoid when signing your child up for sport

With so many sports and development programme on offer these days, it’s hard to know what’s right, and what’s not, for your child. Here...

October Choice Challenge!

This is NOT a month to ‘GIVE UP’. It is a month to CHANGE and CHALLENGE. It is specific to YOU. So here’s the challenge… “For the month...

What can we learn from Isaac Newton?

Sir Isaac Newton, widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, complied three laws of motion. He used them to...

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...

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: Child Prodigy or Early Developer?

As a young kid I played just about every sport under the sun. Looking back on my younger years, I hardly spent any time...

Sarah Cowley-Ross: Making Training Fun

We are a rugby mad lot in New Zealand and it’s been fantastic to see how sport can truly capture a nation over the...

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Fitness Testing: Why Most Coaches Get It Wrong

The fastest way to develop a dislike for something is to do it repeatedly without reward. What’s more, when there’s external expectation attached to...

EP 34 – Nathan Wallis – Harnessing the Human Stress Response,...

“You learn a lot more from the teacher you love than the teacher you’re scared of.” - Nathan Wallis Nathan Wallis is a gifted educator of...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

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...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

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