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..
Agadir, Morocco, June 21, 2017 - The semifinals and finals of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour event in Agadir, Morocco from July 21 to 23 will be streamed live on the FIVB's YouTube page. Log on to watch all the action. read item »
Ulsan, Korea, July 21, 2017 – Pairs from Thailand and USA will go face to face in the grand final of the women-only one-star Ulsan stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2017. Top-seeded Varapatsorn Radarong and Tanarattha Udomchavee and third-seeded Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen stayed unbeaten on Korean sand on Friday and will play for the gold at the beautiful Jinha Beach on Saturday. read item »
On a chilly night in Canberra, the Hurricanes felt the early heat from the Brumbies, but pulled away in a strong second stanza.They worked hard to haul themselves back in the contest, edge to the lead and then finish all over the... read item »
The boys and girls under 15 age-group teams have been found for the Aon Nationals after todays semi-final rounds came to a close.Waitakere West and Waikato will meet in the girls Grand Final, while Tasman and Hawkes Bay will contest... read item »
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