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We’ve collated all of the important research in sport and distilled the results into the relevant facts and importantly, how to apply this knowledge. 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.

Learning About Learning to Learn

A Harvard Business Review article that we recently found again, focused on learning how to learn and the four mental skills that enable fast and effective learning. Firstly, a big shout out...

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How Happiness Affects Athletes

A 75 year-long Harvard study reveals that authentic, honest and reliable relationships are the source of happiness, physical and mental health. In a TED Talk on the study, one of the longest...

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Answer to THE Coaching Question

What’s the difference between super champions, champions and athletes who don’t quite make it? It’s the quintessential coaching question and in this article we’ll recap the research findings that reveal the answers...

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Women’s Sports Fans: Vital Facts

By Liz Masen, Client Director at Athlete Assessments At Athlete Assessments, our role is to be experts in what makes our clients successful, and part of this is keeping you up to date...

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Re-visiting Coach Behavior

By Dr. Chris Cushion, Loughborough University, UK How Effective is your Coaching Practice? (Used with Permission by Dr. Chris Cushion) The complex nature of the coaching process means that coaches’ behavior, and...

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Developing Women Coaches: Moving Forward

By Kate Roskvist – Athlete Assessments When we read Deborah Brake’s research paper on “Discrimination Inward and Upward: Lessons on Law and Social Inequality from The Troubling Case of Women Coaches“, we...

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Professional Development Topics for Coaches

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments The Professional Development Coaches Actually Want Recently Sports Coach UK released The Coaching Panel, the results of their survey...

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Relationships Matter in Sport Infographic

Relationships (especially the coach-athlete relationship) matter in sport, as they are a significant performance factor. Featuring research and quotes from the NCAA, 2008 Olympic Study, Coaching Legends, and Journals, in this sport...

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