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Dave Keelty
 
23-Aug-13 | Replies:4 | Favourited:8 | Blog Entry
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..
12-Jul-13 | Replies:0 | Favourited:9 | Blog Entry
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..
12-Jul-13 | Replies:0 | Favourited:7 | Blog Entry
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..
05-Sep-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:4 | Blog Entry
What does a Coaches Club look like? · A Coaches Club is a form of coach development. It provides an additional opportunity for coaches to learn and develop their skills. The key to this development is sharing ideas with other likeminded coaches and in turn those coaches sharing ideas with you. This is the foundation of a Coaches Club. How..
03-May-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:4 | Blog Entry
“The best thing about being involved in the Coach Accelerate Project is having the opportunity to learn from coaches of other sports”. · This was a quote from Steve Hansen, the new All Black coach, speaking about being involved in the Sport NZ Coach Accelerate Project. I had the chance a few months ago to sit down and listen to Ale..
An example of a coach development day. Development is another key way in which you can retain your coaches..
07-Mar-12 | Replies:0 | Favourited:4 | Blog Entry
An idea started forming in my head last week whilst I was attending a coaching conference: “ Is the idea of coach recruitment a myth? ”  · Every coaching conference you attend touches on the idea of coach recruitment. What normally happens is regurgitated ideas around how to get more coaches get thrown around before everyone l..
29-Feb-12 | Replies:3 | Favourited:4 | Blog Entry
A worrying trend is occuring across primary school fields and courts throughout the Harbour region. Coaches are delivering skill development sessions to primary school students, aged between 5 and 11, but the session plans, the games being used, even the skills being taught are exactly the same regardless of the age of the participating child. &nb..
Latest reply from Ignacio on Mar 8 .. "Hi John, just some thoughts: Remember "quality coaches doesn't have to be just qualified coaches". I guess you just have to ask yourself "why the kids want to play", and probably the answers is t" ..