Genes in Sport

We have often heard or used the phrase “sport, it’s in your DNA”, yet when it comes to sport, this...

Elite athletic performance at youth level is no guarantee of ultimate success

In previous blogs we have looked at the ideas surrounding the area of early specialization and how this can have...

Metrifit helps to build the crucial athlete-coach relationship

Success at any level of sport is influenced by many factors. Of course talent is the starting point for any...

Essential to keep track of factors that impact on performance

There is no doubt that there are many elements that go into ensuring an athlete is a success at an...

Relative Age Effect can lead to blind spot in talent identification

In sport across the globe there is an increasing pressure on coaches to be able to identify talent at an...

When Parents become too pushy in Sport

“If I didn’t practice well my dad made me run home behind the car”, Richard Krajicek As everyone knows, parents...

NFL Scouting Combine Can’t Predict Football Success

With the Olympics over and the NBA and NHL not yet into playoff mode, the NFL knows its fans need...

At What Age should Children Specialise in Sport?

Following on from my blog on talent identification in sport, a comparable topic that has many similarities is the idea...

Finding a Future Star

“Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.” – Cicero (106...

Finding A Diamond In The Rough

Imagine if you were given the task to find the next John Terry, Andy Murray or Katie Taylor.  You know...