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..
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) ..
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..
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..
There's never been so much debate about the worthiness of Italy's place in the Six Nations, so it's hardly ideal timing for the beleaguered Azzurri to be facing title-chasing England in the competition's ultimate mismatch.The Italians... read item »
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) " Jack Sock moved into the semifinals at the Delray Beach Open by beating Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6 (4) in an all-American matchup Friday.Sock will play yet another American on Saturday for a berth in the final:... read item »
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) " Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.Palmer made seven birdies Friday on another day of ideal scoring conditions at PGA National for a 5-under... read item »
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) " When No. 1 Gonzaga tries to complete an undefeated regular season on Saturday, perhaps no player will be more valuable than center Przemek Karnowski.The 7-foot-1, 300-pound senior is a nearly unstoppable force... read item »
JOHANNESBURG (AP) " Paul Waring led by one shot after 12 holes of his second round when play was suspended for bad light at the Joburg Open on Friday.The Englishman made five birdies in those holes on the West Course at Royal Johannesburg... read item »
ST. LOUIS (AP) " The St. Louis Blues have agreed to terms on a $19.25 million, five-year contract extension with center Patrik Berglund.General manager Doug Armstrong announced the deal Friday. Berglund will count $3.85 million... read item »
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