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Advice for Young Athletes from Dame Valerie Adams

(Listen to the excerpt from Valerie Adams here) “I think if you hand everything to a young athlete they’ll never learn. You actually need that...

Rio Bound: Tracey Lambrechs

Check out our interview with AUT Millennium's Tracey Lambrechs before she heads off to Rio for her Olympic debut!

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Qualifying for the Olympics

It feels like everything is going so fast! So let’s recap! At the end of May I went to Fiji for the Olympic Qualifier: I...

Sarah Cowley-Ross: Rio 2016 – the countdown is on!

In two months time the worlds greatest athletes will descend on Rio with the world watching. 10,000 athletes will compete across 42 Olympic sports...

Athlete Blog: Tracey Lambrechs – Training Camp & Oceania Championships

Going into a training camp is always exciting, although I know that at the end of it I will be exhausted and sore but...

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

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...

EP 42 – Wade Gilbert, PhD – Small Towns, Environmental...

“Kids get to train alongside, be close to, connect with, these high performing athletes, world class, world champions in many cases, and it just...

Less Hustle, More Precision: Why the Best Athletes Focus On Skill

There’s a deep-rooted belief in youth sport that training should leave you sore, red faced and out of breath. A belief that the fittest...

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