Last week I described, in detail, the evidence and process that has led to World Rugby’s High Tackle Framework and clampdown on high tackles. This time, I walk you through the case study of the recent U20s to illustrate the important concepts for risk identification.
This is a guest post by Norweigian scientist Erik Boye, in which he raises concerns about the imbalance in power in antidoping and how it erodes confidence in the antidoping system
Caster Semenya won the Monaco 800m in 1:55.33, at a canter, and is the surest bet for gold in Rio 2016. She’s also the surest bet for controversy, and will kick start an explosive, aggressive debate. This post introduces some of the concepts, and addresses some issues around our approach to this difficult issue.
This episode of the Talent ID and management series looks at another very controversial question – should children and young athletes specialise in one sport, or should they play as many as possible? I look at how the 10,000 hour dogma drives a negative behaviour and the research which shows that optimal performance actually requires… read the post to find out!
Part 4 of the Talent ID Series, and this time we introduce the controversial 10,000 hour “rule” and I explain its origins, and the false dichotomy that leads to some undesired and inefficient behaviour