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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

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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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Nothing personal! Skra knock out Bolivar to make final four in Krakow
Dec 14 12:02PM
Lodz, Poland, December 13, 2017 - Poland’s Skra Belchatow and Argentina’s Personal Bolivar face each other in what could be considered the most intriguing fixture in Pool B of the FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship. The home favourites meet their strong South American at the Atlas Arena in Lodz at 20.30 local time / 19.30 GMT. The match is streamed live on the FIVB YouTube channel. read item »
Source: FIVB
City beats Swansea 4-0 for record 15th straight league win
Dec 14 11:55AM
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — David Silva scored twice to help Premier League leader Manchester City beat last-place Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday for a 15th straight victory, a record run in England's top flight.Kevin De Bruyne curled in a... read item »
Angels: Ohtani's sprained elbow will be healed by spring
Dec 14 11:45AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the Japanese right-hander and outfielder."I think that's past him, and... read item »
Sada Cruzeiro bounce back with sweep of Sarmaye Bank
Dec 14 11:40AM
Opole, Poland, December 13, 2017 - Defending champions Sada Cruzeiro of Contagem bounced back from their opening day shock to shut out Sramaye Bank Tehran 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-22) here on Wednesday and stay alive in the race for a ticket to the semifinals of the 2017 FIVB Men's Club World Championship - though the Asian champions gave the South Americans a run for their money. read item »
Source: FIVB
NBA selects Indianapolis to host 2021 All-Star Game
Dec 14 11:20AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has chosen Indianapolis to host the 2021 All-Star Game.Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement Wednesday just hours before Paul George returned to Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the first time since... read item »
Agent Boras: Marlins turning into 'pawn shop' under Jeter
Dec 14 10:50AM
Derek Jeter owns five World Series rings, which may be the reason agent Scott Boras had jewelry on his mind when discussing the Miami Marlins' new ownership.Boras said Jeter and his group are turning the Marlins into a pawn shop.It... read item »
We can fight for victory against anybody - Giampaolo Medei
Dec 14 10:22AM
Opole, Poland, December 13, 2017 - Cucine Lube Civitanova's thrilling five-set win over hosts SAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle brings the Italian champions within touching distance of the semifinals at the 2017 FIVB Men's Club World Championship - obviously leaving coach and captain of winners quite satisfied. read item »
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