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Maria Fredatovich had a stroke at the age of 13. Now 32, she enjoys a physically active lifestyle, refusing to let loss of peripheral vision, on-going balance and hand-eye coordination and problems stop her doing what she loves.  More than that, Maria realised there was a need to help other young people who had the same challenges as herself..
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These children were pretty excited to be able to meet Halberg Awards contender athletes on the Tuesday before the Halberg Awards night. Kevin Woolcott and Gordon Buchalter ran a coaching session and this gave the able bodied athletes and indication of the particular challenges that Mark, Cormac, Jaden, Faithleen and Matakorama (in the photo) ..
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This is the third blog in a series looking at talent ID and development.  The first blog I set the scene around Talent ID.  The second I detailed what I believe should be the number one priority of every Talent ID programme and academy in New Zealand: developing the growth mindset in athletes. (to see the example scenario used to set the..
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Does this sound familiar? All of you will have heard or been a part of the Talent I.D. process and the following example will not be new to you. · A leader within an NSO, RSO, Club or Secondary School starts to consider how to get more talent into their environment. They start with the mentality of “we need to have a talent pipeline tha..


Wheelchair Tennis Skills

Wheelchair Tennis Xmas Party

Last Words From Wayne Goldsmith

Growing Coaches Case Study

Fun Skills - Like Making a Cake

good defending downwind


Interview with Andrej Lemanis (by Pavel Tyslic)
"To learn a bit about Andrej's coaching style"

NZ CoachApproach - Part 2/2 (by nicolabrown)
"A SPARC resource for coaches. The NZ CoachApproach is a philosophical appro.."




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Lubian tops Italy at a brilliant display against Thailand
Aug 23 2:15PM
Rosario, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - In need of a victory to finish on Pool A first slot, Italy was unstoppable to defeat Thailand 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-17) led by a 12-point match of middle-blocker Marina Lubian. read item »
Source: FIVB
Resilience defined Korean attitude
Aug 23 2:14PM
Santa Fe, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - When everything seemed to be lost, players of Korea stood up and got back on track. For head coach Wanki Cho it was a hard moment, but in the third set conditions improved and went from minus to more.  read item »
Source: FIVB
Koreans recover from 0-2 deficit to pass over Germany
Aug 23 2:02PM
Santa Fe, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - Korea recovered from a 0-2 temporary score against Germany and came back in the third to claim the victory in five sets (21-25, 18-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-13) in Pool B. read item »
Source: FIVB
Hesham Ewais, a high copy of the Legend Salah
Aug 23 1:33PM
Cairo, Egypt, August 22, 2017- Egypt's opposite attacker Hisham Ewais is considered one of the most prominent stars at the ongoing FIVB Men's U23 World Championship held in Cairo Stadium Complex in Egypt, being one of the competition best scorers and the honour of the competition best scoring performance so far with 29 points against Cuba. read item »
Source: FIVB
Serbia coach Cakovic looks forward to upcoming improvement
Aug 23 1:20PM
Rosario, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - Serbia head coach Jovo Cakovic expressed his hopes about the team being able to play better in the eight finals and, about the win over Colombia, he credited Barbara Batinic for her good output having played in a different position. read item »
Source: FIVB
League: No sale! Potential buyer pulls out of Warriors purchase
Aug 23 1:10PM
Auckland businessman Paul Davys' bid to buy the Warriors is over.Davys confirmed to the Herald he won't be following through with plans to buy the Penrose-based franchise from current owner Eric Watson."Yep, that's a fair call,"... read item »
Caric and Batinic ignite Serbian reaction to rout Colombia
Aug 23 12:44PM
Rosario, Argentina, August 22, 2017 - Serbia had to work hard to defeat a spirited side of Colombia and achieve Pool C third place, but in the end they prevailed 3-1 (25-18, 12-25, 25-20, 25-22) with solid performances of Sara Caric and Barbara Batinic. read item »
Source: FIVB

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