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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..


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Wheelchair Tennis Xmas Party

Last Words From Wayne Goldsmith

Growing Coaches Case Study

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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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Dec 9 12:55PM
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) " Steve Stricker returned from a long layoff to team with Jerry Kelly to take the first-round lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.The Madison, Wisconsin, duo shot a 16-under 56 on Thursday in the scramble format... read item »
Seattle's Frei returns to where it started facing Toronto
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