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Coach Feedback – How important is it?

Feedback is the breakfast of champions. – Ken Blanchard The coach-athlete relationship is probably the most important relationship in sport....

Injuries cost much more than medals

Did you ever wonder why the world of sport is so obsessed with injury prevention? On the face of it,...

Mental health needs of elite athletes must be addressed

For all of us who have ever dreamed of being elite sport stars, the attraction is most likely the sense...

Interview with JC Anderson

We were delighted to get the opportunity to have a chat with JC Anderson, the Director of the Athletic Training...

Characteristics of an effective coach

It is universally accepted that the role of a coach has a huge influence on sporting success. An athlete may...

Good preparation breeds confidence

Confidence is the essential trait that defines each individual’s hope and faith in achieving their goals, that leads to successfully...

Can sports psychology give you an edge?

Most athletes, particularly at the elite level will go to any legitimate lengths or try any legal technique to give...

Optimizing the benefits of athlete self-reporting measures

The increasingly scientific approach to sport means that the modern athlete relies on information from a variety of sources in...

Monitoring Training and Stress in Young Athletes

We are delighted to feature this guest blog from Mike Hamlin, Richard Deuchrass and Hoani Smith of Lincoln University, New...

The importance of goal setting for athletes

  When it comes to the fine margins between success and failure at elite sport level, it is acknowledged that...

Sleep should be part of your training plan

Asking athletes to play on minimal sleep is the same as asking them to “play with one hand tied behind...

Why athletes should monitor stress?

Stress, as we all know, is part of every athlete’s life. Whether you are attempting to execute a play to...

Monitoring Session RPE can improve performance

The value of Session-RPE (session-rating of perceived exertion) to coaches and athletes has been highlighted once again in a study...

Why should you use an athlete monitoring system such as Metrifit with your team?

In the modern sporting world, the gap between winning and losing can come down to fractions of seconds, millimeters, or...

The personality traits that help athletes overcome pressure

The personality traits that help athletes overcome pressure

How many times have we looked at an elite athlete and thought that pressure doesn’t affect them and concluded that...

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