Athlete-Centred Coaching

An effective coach – an athlete-centred coach – provides an environment that ensures players grow continuously, with every training session and every match. In this article we will look at what an athlete-centred coaching approach is and how you can use it. We start...

Didn’t make the team? 6 tips to help kids cope.

“My kid should’ve got in… the selectors had no idea what they were doing.” Both are common phrases we hear this time of the year as countless numbers of kids get the bad news that they missed out on a spot in their preferred sports team for 2017. It can be a...

Why girls need to compete?

The modern trend in sports is to focus on ‘participation’ rather than ‘competition’. Whilst this is well intentioned, it may be doing harm to our kids, especially our young girls. Participating in sport can teach you plenty of life lessons like discipline, teamwork,...

How to Succeed at Sporting Trials – Part 2

I hope you found last weeks tips on how to succeed at sporting trials useful. I’ve had some great feedback and would love to hear some of your success stories. So here goes, the remainder of the top tips for successful sporting trials: 6.  The Magic 3 – Think...

How to succeed at sporting trials…

Whilst the winter sports season is coming to a close, for many the competition does not rest for long. Before you know it the ‘2016 sporting trials’ process will begin and the pressure will build again. Let me share some coaching tips with you – that might just help...

Prestigious FC Barcelona Escola Camp in Sydney

In the July school holidays 2016, 10 outstanding FC 11 students were selected by FC 11 staff to work at the prestigious FC Barcelona Escola Camp in Sydney. FC Barcelona are testing the Australian waters and are looking to make their world famous Academy in Australia a...