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Sports Parents

Being a sports parent can be a real challenge and you’re learning as you go. This section provides great tips and thought provoking content that will help you support your child, engage with coaches and organisations and give you practical advice of what to look out for in your child’s sporting environment.

Case Studies

Case Study: Kayla Imrie

In this Balance is Better Case Study, we spoke to top New Zealand Kayaker, Kayla Imrie on her developmental journey from multiple...
Coaching Fundamentals

Performance is a Behaviour, Not an Outcome

This article is shared by Player Development Project Founder of Changing the Game Project and top Player Development Project contributor, John O’Sullivan shares his...
Case Studies

Case Study: Lisa Carrington

In this Balance is Better case study, Lisa Carrington discusses her journey surf life-saving to kayaking and the value of failure along...
Coaching Fundamentals

The Other Side of Failure

This article is shared by Player Development Project Failure is crucial in human development. Whether as a coach, player, parent or another...
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Sports Parents

A message to Kiwi Coaches

COVID-19 has meant thousands of Kiwi kids have missed out on sport and the wellbeing benefits it provides. As we move closer...
Coaching Fundamentals

The Power of Moments in Youth Sport

This article is shared by Player Development Project. Moments in sport can have a huge impact on a young athlete’s life. Founder...
Sports Parents

Mirror, Mirror

The Man in the Glass by Peter Dale Wimbrow. Have you heard of it? We hear from Dave as he deconstructs one...
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