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Secondary School Sport

Our secondary school sport environment is crucial to youth well-being. If you are involved in secondary school sport as a coach, sport co-ordinator, Director of Sport, Regional Sport Director or Principal you’ll find content here that will challenge your thinking and help you provide the very best sports opportunities for your students

Development & Performance

Using sport to help forge resilience

This article is shared by Player Development Project How can sport help build resilience in people? Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology...
Sport Leadership

Learning begins when teaching stops

This article is shared by Player Development Project How does a teacher or coach transition to a learner-centric view where you can...
Sport Leadership

Meeting the Needs of Youth

Young people value sport. So why do participation rates consistently drop at similar ages? In this article, Sport New Zealand presents some...
Development & Performance

Creating an Environment for Youth to Flourish

In this article, NZ Secondary Schools Netball Coach, Charissa Barham shares some valuable ideas on creating positive sporting environments and understanding our...
Case Studies

Case Study: Tasman Rugby aim for fair play

Poor behaviour from fellow players, coaches, parents and spectators can have a devastating effect on our young people’s experience of sport. Bullying,...
Coaching Fundamentals

Praise vs. Affirmation

This article is shared by Player Development Project Prof. Stephen Rollnick is a pioneer in motivational interviewing and in recent years has...
Case Studies

Case Study: Otago Rugby

Rugby holds a special place in the heart of many New Zealanders and Otago has been the breeding ground for many of...
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