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..
Macao, China, May 23, 2018 - Serbia dug deep and had star Brankica Mihajlovic's magic to thank as they overcame Poland 3-1 (20-25, 27-25, 26-24, 25-15) on the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League's second night of action in Macau. read item »
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — A large white banner hangs above a stand covered in peeled paint flakes and discarded sunflower seeds: "The Best Start Here."The Start Stadium in Saransk may not look like much, but it's the jumping-off point... read item »
Suwon, South Korea, May 23, 2018 - An energetic all-round performance from Miryam Fatime Sylla inspired Italy to their first triumph of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-20) victory over Germany on Wednesday. read item »
So close yet so far.That pretty much explains the World Cup experience for the Netherlands, a three-time losing finalist. The first time they made it to the final was in 1974 in West Germany, the team's first involvement... read item »
Toyota, Japan, May 23, 2018 - Jordan Larson provided a sublime demonstration of her immense skill and inspiring leadership as she spearheaded the United States to a hugely impressive 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-23) romp against the Netherlands in the inaugural women's FIVB Volleyball Nations League on Wednesday. read item »
MADRID (AP) — Despite his successes as coach of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane doesn't see himself as a great tactician.Instead, he prides himself on being a manager of egos.Zidane, who will be trying to win his third straight Champions... read item »
Miguel Pereira, Brazil, May 23, 2018 – After last week’s four-star tournament in Itapema, Brazil is about to host one more stop on the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour. The Tour is moving about 1,000 km northeast, to Miguel Pereira, where a one-star US$10,000 double-gender event will be held from May 24 through 27. read item »
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Handball (also known as team handball, field handball, European handball, or Olympic handball) is a team sport where two teams of seven players each (six players and a goalkeeper) pass and bounce a ball trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team.
The game has the same goal as in football .. more »