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What I know at 73

After 73 years of walking planet Earth, David Parkin knows a thing or two about stuff. But don’t let his age deter you from reading further. Yes, we’ve all been bailed up by our parents and/or grandparents who generally have...

Coaching Transcends Beyond the Field of Play

Regardless of whether you’re a High Performance, amateur or grassroots coach, we all share the same responsibilities. As Head Coach of the recently crowned world champion Australian Diamonds, my job as a leader requires many of the same skills and...

Three Coaches

From a youngster in the country to five Olympic Games and the youngest Australian of the Year, Shane Kelly talks about the three coaches that influenced his cycling. With such an amazing career, he now passes on his key lessons...

Elite Coaching

Back in Grade 11 at high school, I was a swimmer at the Indooroopilly Swimming Club and my father was the coach. We would train in the morning, then head straight to school. After school, it was straight back to...

The Benefits of a Coaching Methodology

Karate, as it exists today, has been around since the late 1800s and there are many different styles. These may have some techniques performed differently, such as the positioning of the hand, low to the hip in Shotokan or high...

New Coach Tips

The Early Days It all started back in 1976 when my mother, brother and sister all moved from a small country town, 330 km north-west of Melbourne to Caulfield, Victoria to be near my grandparents. Mum was a very good...

Know Your Passion ~ Identify Your Niche

Once clarified, passion drives people to live life with meaning, excitement and enthusiasm. When passionate people talk about what they do, it radiates out of them. For some, there is a quiet intensity about them, for others; there is an...

Coach Evaluation and the Team Model

By: Sean Douglas •  4 years ago •   “HALF the season gone, half the coaches gone; forget the Tasmanian devil – the A-League coach is Australia’s most endangered species” That was the headline in a major Australian newspaper half way through...

Swimming Royalty

Simon is the coach of Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell and Christian Sprenger; all current or former World Champions and has been a member of the National team for the last 6 years. B ack in Grade 11 at high school,...

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