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Managing Conflict in Sport using DISC

In the pressure cooker environment of elite sport, conflict is bound to occur and absolutely should occur. In fact, I would be more concerned about a lack of conflict in sport than too much… Whether you are a coach, athlete or sports professional, you need to understand the best way to recognize and manage conflict in a way that results in a positive outcome.

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M*A*S*H and DISC

Four Letter Words for Greater Understanding   By Bo Hanson & Kate Ross, Athlete Assessments In recent articles we have begun to explore how you can recognize the DISC Behavioral Patterns through observation of various TV

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RUSH Movie: A DISC Profile Case Study

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Recently I had the time and pleasure to watch the 2013 movie Rush, directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl.

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Goal Setting using DISC for Sport

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments In previous articles on Sport Psychology and the Mental Game in sport, we have touched on the concept of goal setting. Whether you

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William Moulton Marston: The History of DISC

By Kate Ross – Athlete Assessments In the early 1920’s, an American psychologist named William Moulton Marston developed a theory to explain people’s emotional responses. Until that time, work of this kind had been mainly confined

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Four Quadrant Models: The History of DISC

Four Quadrant Models: The History of DISC

Historical and contemporary research reveals more than a dozen models and methods of measuring our behaviors and profiling personalities. From the Greek philosophers to modern psychologists, one common thread of many of these models, is the grouping of behavior and personality into four basic categories.

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Bo Hanson and Liz Masen: Practicing What We Preach

While no longer elite athletes ourselves, Bo and I still take our fitness seriously and in our two sessions a week with personal trainer, Joel Clement, we train with the intensity of top athletes (well, in our eyes at least!!). For this behind the scenes look, we demonstrate the application of DISC Profiling to our training and share more about who we are.

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DISC in Sport – Powering the People Side

DISC’s primary purpose is developing self-awareness and providing a framework to understand, then build effective relationships with others. Why is this important? Because in sport, what differentiates the best is never just physical or technical ability. Instead, it is who has the best mental, emotional and relationship skills.

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Compare MBTI and DISC: Which is more useful in Sport?

Which “Four Letter Word” is More Useful in Sport? While there is a little humor in the title of this article, at Athlete Assessments we believe it’s always best to share knowledge. We are regularly asked about the different types of profiling, assessments, and other development tools available in sport (and business) and how they compare to our own use of the DISC Assessment. Most commonly, we are asked to compare MBTI and DISC.

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Compare Clifton StrengthsFinder and DISC

The most critical element in choosing a tool for self-development is to assess what outcome you are trying to achieve. We are regularly asked about the different types of profiling, assessments and other development tools available

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