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For over 10 years, we've been helping young athletes to move better. It's what our academy programme is all about. But what really is skilled movement? Well, this is how...

The law of gravity

On earth, gravity gives weight to our body, constantly pulling us down. Yet in many sports, success depends on overcoming it. We can fight against it,...

EP 64 – Jo Kember – Developing Movement Skill in Primary...

Today on the show I’m joined by Jo Kember, the Leader of Learning at Whangaparaoa School, on the peninsula 30 minutes north of Auckland....

Not your regular holiday programme

A refreshed Athlete Development Holiday Academy programme was a success over the summer, with 30 keen young athletes enjoying movement-based activities for an action-packed...

Our movement is in the muscle

In the past few years there has been a focus in the fitness world on training our movement, rather than muscle. What the implication...

Barriers to your athlete’s A game

Every sport has unique movement demands. Take basketball, for example. Here is a list of the physical skills required to play the game: Jump Sprint ...

EP 60 – Jeremy Frisch – Promoting Freedom of Movement and...

Jeremy Frisch (@JeremyFrisch) is the owner and director of Achieve Performance Training in Clinton, Massachusetts in the US. Here he works with a range...

EP 53 – Doug Gleddie and Lauren Sulz – Play, School...

It’s a pleasure to introduce two guests on the show today. The first, is Dr Doug Gleddie (@doug_gleddie), Associate Professor of Elementary Physical Education at...

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Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

Smart swimming

Learning to swim can be difficult at the best of times, however, we often see people making it harder for themselves! It is important that...

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...

Benefits of dryland training for swimmers

There are many different ways you can improve your swimming through the use of dryland activities. You may eventually find that you are unable...

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