Many people aspire to leading high performance sporting teams, organisations and national sporting bodies. However, most are unprepared for the real challenges of leadership – particularly of leading effectively in an environment of pressure, stress and high public expectations.
[powerpress] I’m seeing some really exciting changes in sport happening around the world and a shift towards what I call “new sport.” What we are seeing in a lot of the Olympic sports and what we call the high commitment sports – swimming, athletics, rowing, cycling, gymnastics, diving – sports which are asking and demanding a
There seems to be a high performance program or high performance system in every country in the world….but what is high performance sport?
I often get asked, what’s the difference between sport and high performance sport.
Read the next 800 words and find out.
The Daily Athlete Training Environment D.A.T.E. is a term which is used to describe the day to day opportunities provided for an athlete to help realise their full potential. This article discusses the DATE concept and why the most important part of the DATE is the A….the athlete.
I will be in South Africa from November 15th – November 29th 2010. Hope to catch up with all my friends, colleagues and Sports Coaching Brain fans while I am there. Wayne Goldsmith