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08 April 2016

Don't Focus on the Mirror, Look Outwards

Don't Focus on the Mirror, Look Outwards

​Sport needs to focus on solving its own financial and governance issues before it looks to develop any new opportunities. A statement that is rooted in traditional staleness of an inward looking business model. If you are continually looking towards your navel then you will eventually trip over or walk into something that has been staring you down. Something that Governments and failing businesses do very well.

24 March 2016

Solve my Problems, Now!

Solve my Problems, Now!

Volunteering is too hard for many, not because they haven’t got the skills or the time, but because their attitude determines their circumstance. You can’t find enough volunteers to be on your committee or help out around the club. It is not that there aren’t people out there; it is your attitude that needs to change first in order to change the circumstance.

17 March 2016

The Value of Mental Skills Training

The Value of Mental Skills Training

GUEST BLOG: By Jacob Andreae, Peak Performance Coach. Mental skills training is systematic training of the mind to enhance sporting performance. Mental skills are a key factor in achieving sporting success. Athletes who practice mental skills as part of their regular training regime are more likely to be successful in sport and in life.

11 March 2016

Five Steps to a Successful Role Model Program

Five Steps to a Successful Role Model Program

​As the latest Super Rugby franchise rolls into town, the school and rugby club engagements begin with sporting role models being put in front of our youth athletes, selling them healthy messages. Many would say that this is their duty as role models; others might say this is a waste of valuable time and resources, particularly if it costs the club money. Personally I believe it can be effective, but only if it is part of an active role model program.

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