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Balance is Better

Balance is Better

Posted March 20, 2022
Sport NZ Youth Development Videos / Podcasts

The Process

What is success in youth development?

UEFA A licensed academy coach Dan Wright discusses his philosophy of what success looks like when a coach takes a long-term view to their approach.
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Beyond Traditional Sport: The Benefits of Informal Sports for Young Women

The physical and social benefits of participating in organized, competitive sports are well known.

Not only can a young person develop physical skills and competencies, but also important social skills such as teamwork, leadership and work ethic. My research over the past 15 years, however, clearly shows the many benefits of informal sports participation, including action sports such as surfing, skateboarding, climbing, mountain biking, BMX riding, and parkour.
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Webinars: Insights to Young Women’s Participation in Sport

These webinars are an opportunity to hear from organisations, within the sport and active recreation sector, on how they’ve been engaging and working alongside young women. Unpack insights from Sport New Zealand’s Young Women profile and explore how organisations have turned insights into actions.
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Unpacking the Balance is Better principle – Bold and Courageous Leadership

“Bold and courageous leadership at national, regional and local levels is required to design and deliver quality youth sport participation and development opportunities “.

In this video, Sport Development Consultants Alex Chiet and Hamish Rogers, unpack the Balance is Better principle – Bold & Courageous Leadership.
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