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Pat Chat: Sleep enhancement for youth athletes

In the second of our three-part series,  AD Academy Programme Manager and Lead Coach Patrick Davenport focuses on the importance of sleep for the...

How can you build psychological safety?

When it comes to pursuing excellence, moving from where we are now to a place that is more effective, how we behave is what...

Pat Chat: Nutrition advice for youth athletes

In the first in a three-part series,  AD Academy Programme Manager and Lead Coach Patrick Davenport focuses on demystifying nutrition for young athletes.  Nutrition plays...

Push play

Give a kid a skateboard, step back, and watch what happens. Very quickly they recognise the opportunity to play. To see what happens when they lean...

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....

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...

An important question for every sports parent

A generation ago, parents believed that development occurred naturally. As long as the basic needs of love, play and security were met, they had...

How To Know If You’re Doing Too Much

Training stresses your body’s physiology. For example, weight training causes micro tears in your muscles as they work hard to resist a load. Endurance training,...

HealthZone Medical: Fever in Children

With flu season in full swing, we are seeing lots of unwell and feverish children. Here are some questions about child fevers to help...

The Performance Puzzle

Yesterday I was interviewed by an 11 year old lad from a local primary school. He’s doing an assignment on sport science and had...

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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...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

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...

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...

Facilities helping Kiwis fly

Venturing down to the AUT Millennium Indoor Track on the building’s lower ground floor at four o’clock will guarantee you one thing: it will...

Keeping the community healthy & fit

The Sir Owen G. Glenn National Aquatic Centre is dedicated to ensuring that everyone in the community, from babies through to high performance athletes,...

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