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Sidelines; The Lonely World of Non-Olympic Sports

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I've been waiting to post a new blog until after the Olympics.  It's so big.  So awesome.  So full of athletes and coaches.  It's...

A stark reminder of how far we are still yet to go for the...

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During the excitement of the Olympics and whilst we were all celebrating the achievements of some incredible female coaches, we received this email.  A stark...

“What is the point, don’t you get bored? I mean it’s not like you...

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  My personal background in swimming is quite unique. I trained and competed with the same club for years until I was 12 and got...

The Mechanic and the Machine

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As coaches we know what we are doing and why. Naturally the way, tactics etc. change over time but I sometimes wonder if as...

Low in numbers, but high in success rate; welcome home Team GB

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  Great Britain, the first nation in the World to have out performed their success straight after a home Olympic Games, were welcomed home today...

Maaike & Brecht; Bye Bye Brazil

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  Our strong woman Nouchka Fontijn won a Silver Medal at the final day in RIO! Well done, Nouchka! Looking back to all the beautiful sports...

What did we learn from women’s football at Rio 2016; 66 Goals, 3 red...

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    66 Goals, 3 red cards, 3 penalty shoot outs, 4 female coaches. The women’s football competition has ended at Rio 2016 has ended with...

Maaike & Brecht; Dag 15 Team NL: pech voor onze vrouwen (Dutch)

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Vandaag zagen we dat onze vrouwenteams van handbal en volleybal verloren in de strijd om brons. Zo ontzettend jammer en sneu! Maar ze hebben natuurlijk...

RIO 2016; Sport of the Day – Taekwondo

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  “The way of the feet and hands” is the meaning of the Korean word taekwondo, a martial art included in the Olympic Games since...

Maaike & Brecht; Dag 14 Team NL – huilen van geluk en van teleurstelling (Dutch)

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  Met BMX-fietsen haalde Jelle van Gorkom een zilveren medaille! Het is best gevaarlijk, er vallen ook veel en voor ons was dat wel een verrassing! Super goed...