Ask the Expert – Dr Emma Kavanagh (Bournemouth University)

Dr Kavanagh is a lecturer and researcher at Bournemouth University, as well as chartered sport scientist specializing in performance psychology…

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Why a “No Days Off” mentality sucks for coaches (Part 2)

Why coaches need to maintain a good work/rest balance for their athletes and themselves!

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Is there room for values in youth sport? — The Sporting Influencer

Athletic Evolution: Is there room for values in youth sport? Here is a link to a guest blog  I recently wrote for Richard Cashman’s “The Sporting Influencer” You can read the article via Is there room for values in youth sport? — The Sporting Influencer Please like, comment and share as you see fit! Are you a […]

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Legacy – Book Review

This is a very interesting and thought provoking read. It provides a pretty candid view into the culture of one of the most successful sports teams of all time.

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The Growth Mindset – Book Review

In my opinion anyone who has anything to do with the development of children should read this book annually! I’m talking anyone involved in a sporting, academic or relational context

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Not too little, not too much

Some time ago I attended a UKSport Talent Coaches Breakfast seminar at Bournemouth University, given by a sports psychology lecturer Bryan Jones. He told a story from his time working with a Midlands football club. He told us the story of two vastly different youth players. The first was recruited from Germany, a talented young […]

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