By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Ask any successful business person or entrepreneur what makes their business so
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Athlete Engagement is a critical concept for all sports coaches to understand. “Engagement” is a borrowed term from the business world. There, it is a measurement of the degree to which an employee’s heart and mind is committed to their role, leader and company. It is so important in business because engagement has a direct and significant link to profitability. Research shows engaged individuals deliver an additional 30% in discretionary effort compared to disengaged individuals.
By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments As a coach ensuring your athlete is always striving to gain a
By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Creating a successful team outcome relies on how effectively the individual parts
Here in Australia, sport is part of the fabric of our society. Growing up, few achievements are more significant than to be part of a championship high school sports team. The relative glory this brings from the accolades of the past students who relive their experiences through to the younger generation of champions, to the proud parents, whose children must have inherited their wonderful athletic genes – everyone loves a winner. As part of my high school rowing team, I dreamt each year as I progressed through the age groups, about the opportunity to win the championship race, aptly named the ‘Head of the River’. What made the dream even more poignant was the fact that in my senior years of school, I was hoping to be part of the crew who would break the losing drought for our school. Not since 1948, when the race was contested in four man boats, had my school won the prestigious event. In 1955, the event was contested in eight man boats and this was the race I now found myself a part of.
By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Pre-season is a hectic time of year. There is usually a long
By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments Athletes who have the ability to create truly great performances on the