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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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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...

Listen and Learn: The power of knowing your athlete

In episode 27 of the Athlete Development Show, I spoke with Mystics and Silver Ferns defender Michaela Sokolich-Beatson. On the show, I asked Michaela...

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...

EP 50 – Nathan Parnham – Coaching Kids in the Gym

My guest on the show today is Nathan Parnham (@nathan_parnham). Nathan is the conditioning and rehabilitation coach and the head of athletic development at...

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