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In support of competition in sport: Thoughts from a karate dojo

“If wanting to win is a fault, as some of my critics seem to insist, then I plead guilty. I like to win. I know no other way. It’s in my blood.”                                                     – Bear Bryant, … Continue reading

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Brilliant Coaches: They know how to push your buttons

As the National Hockey League prepares for the 2014-15 season, teams are filling gaps in positions and skill sets, so that in six months (and 82 games) of player trades, injuries, fatigue, drama of contracts, personality clashes, media and fan … Continue reading

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How to Become an Emotional Coach in Your Child’s Sport

In a previous blog I wrote on the topic of coaches being the emotional ballast for their athletes and I’m now tackling another a key players in the process—parents. I’m very supportive of parents of young athletes because I am … Continue reading

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Bobbing for Wisdom: A Professional Triathlete’s Journey to High Performance with SportExcel

Victoria, B.C.’s Pro Triathlete and Coach Sara Gross is on a high performance quest with SportExcel’s Bob Palmer and she is chronicling her journey in her blog. Already a successful international competitor, Sara is currently in training for races in … Continue reading

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