Thursday, June 20, 2024


Rivers of Thinking

A great mix of posts from the world of talent and coaching, plus personal thoughts on learning and the future of youth sport. The content is deliberately aimed at poking, prompting and provoking a few thoughts on what and how you do your stuff!

The content will help you examine some of your own practices and consider how you can improve, through reflection and self-evaluation. The comments and discussion on each post are very valuable.

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New Sport
New Sport

Wayne Goldsmith has been at the forefront of sports innovation, education and development for over 25 years. He has worked across every level and aspect of sport around the world.  This gives New Sport the insights to see the real problems in sport and help develop effective and efficient solutions to modern sports issues.  New Sport design, develop and deliver entertaining and engaging presentations for conferences, conventions, workshops etc. which highlight the issues and challenges sport is facing and inspire delegates to embrace new directions and drive effective change.

The site contains many thought provoking blogs aim at every piece of the sports participation and performance puzzle.  It will be of interest to coaches, officials, sporting parents, sports administrators, sports scientists, researchers and sports leaders in local government, state and national government.

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The Talent Equation

Stuart Armstrong is the driving force behind 'The Talent Equation' as well as currently being Head of Coaching for Sport England. He is one of the world’s top experts on player development pathways and skill acquisition.

'The Talent Equation', is a series of blogs and podcasts designed to stimulate and challenge the art of coach education and game skill development.

It describes itself as "a  community of people committed to becoming better at supporting young people to explore the limits of their potential"

If you are interested in 'whole player development' and would like your players to take charge of themselves and their practice then visit this site and start being inspired to think.

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Skill Acquisition Research

This website is dedicated to reporting the latest in skill acquisition research. They aim to cover a wide variety of topics.  The articles are deliberately short to accommodate for the busy lives that we all live.

If you have any questions, please contact Tim Buszard (

The aim of this website is to provide short summaries of key findings from research studies. They post articles that will be valuable to sports coaches, PE teachers, athletes, scientists and anyone interested in skill acquisition.

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BelievePerform is a website developed to bring together those who have a passion for sports psychology as well as those who want to get a better understanding of the field. Through the website, you can access up to date sport psychology articles, podcasts and video interviews. They a team of over 160 writers who contribute to the website on a monthly basis, including sports psychologists, PhD students, masters students and undergraduates.

Whether you’re an athlete preparing for a big competition, a student studying for an exam or someone who wants to be a top performer in the world of work, they believe that psychology can make a massive positive difference.

Adam Morris is BelievePerform’s creator, inspiration and visionary. With an undergraduate degree in Psychology with Sports Science and a masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology, Adam developed BelievePerform so that the world could access great quality performance psychology for sport, work and play.

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