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Read about people in sport who have inspired us. We share their insights and enjoyable stories. Be motivated or encouraged by these true life stories of people who have achieved their goals. You may find our sections for our most recent articles, resources and materials, latest newsletters, or 5 Minutes with Bo Hanson video series valuable too.

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Cracking the Sports Performance Code

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments How do teams or individual athletes come from behind to win?  We’ve seen many spectacular examples of this in the past and a

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Coaching Lessons from ‘The Blind Side’

The movie The Blind Side has been enjoyed by massive audiences around the world and deservingly so with its inspirational portrait of football star Michael Oher (played by Quinton Aaron) and the Oscar winning performance of Sandra Bullock, playing his adoptive mother Leigh Anne Tuohy. If you haven’t yet seen this movie, see it as soon as you can. It is an outstanding movie all round and especially for sports coaches, it is an important reminder to watch their own blind side too. Often for coaches their blind side is missing the understanding of their individual athletes.

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Crucial Simplicity

By Dan Fouts as told to Charlie Jones, extract from the Chicken Soup for the Soul Sports Edition   We’d like to share with you this extraordinary story below.  I re-found it recently and shared it

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Mal Meninga Inspirational Sports Coach

Mal Maninga’s Coaching Philosophy and Experiences as a Successful Sports Coach   By Liz Masen – Client Director at Athlete Assessments I was inspired by the recent article published in The Weekend Australian (12-13 February 2011,

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Roselee Jencke Inspirational Sports Coach

 Coaching the ‘Perfect Season’   Interview by Liz Masen, Client Director – Athlete Assessments The Mission Queensland Firebirds Netball Team have enjoyed an incredible 2011 Season, not only winning the ANZ Championship Grand Final, they did

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Lou Holtz Lessons from the Inspirational Coach

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Athlete Assessments recently had the great pleasure of being invited to the USA Lacrosse Association Coaching Conference in Baltimore, MD.  A significant highlight

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