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ARE YOU A PARENT OR COACH WITH A CHILD PLAYING SPORT?
Listen to educated people around the world on the topic of youth development in sport. No 1 reason children start playing sport is because it is fun but a staggering number of kids leave sports because they stopped having fun. Why?
These and many other questions about youth development in sport are discussed in this series.
Come on! Join me it's a lot to learn about this.

Off the Pitch with Active Ken Willner

    • Sports
    • 4.3 • 3 Ratings

ARE YOU A PARENT OR COACH WITH A CHILD PLAYING SPORT?
Listen to educated people around the world on the topic of youth development in sport. No 1 reason children start playing sport is because it is fun but a staggering number of kids leave sports because they stopped having fun. Why?
These and many other questions about youth development in sport are discussed in this series.
Come on! Join me it's a lot to learn about this.

    #043 Off the Pitch with Active: Interview with Dr. Josie Perry, Performance in Mind

    #043 Off the Pitch with Active: Interview with Dr. Josie Perry, Performance in Mind

    Dr Josephine Perry is a chartered psychologist working with those in sport and on the stage and in business to help them overcome their barriers to success, so they can achieve their goals.
    She has a MSc in Communications, a MSc in Psychology and a MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She also has a PhD in Political Communications.
    She is the author of 3 books, she is with me today to discuss aspects of her latest book. “I can-The teenage athlete’s guide to mental fitness”.

    • 54 min
    #042 Three teens impacting youth sport

    #042 Three teens impacting youth sport

    This is a world first youth sport podcast episode with 3 teens, 2 girls and 1 boy.
    In this episode, I have found 2 amazing 15 & 16 year old girls from here in Adelaide, Australia and a 16 year old boy from New Jersey, USA.
    Brandon is a student at Ridgewood High School, in New Jersey. Lucy Benn is in year 11 and we will discuss her findings in her SACE project. She asks, “What are the psychological reasons girls leave sport?”
    Emily Gail was 15 when I spoke to her, and she refereed U18 boys’ soccer

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Prt 2-Interview with VJ Stanley, Balanced Excellence, author, mentor, who council’s mental health techniques to excel in sport & life: Puberty & Sport

    Prt 2-Interview with VJ Stanley, Balanced Excellence, author, mentor, who council’s mental health techniques to excel in sport & life: Puberty & Sport

    Welcome to part 2 and the last part of this amazing conversation with VJ Stanley. In this episode we continue the conversation from ep40 about puberty and sport.

    If you have not heard part 1, I recommend you listen that episode first as some references may not make sense otherwise.
    Towards the end, I will mention a free gift from V.J which he shares exclusively with Off the Pitch with Active audience. So, let’s continue VJ!

    • 40 min
    #040 Off the Pitch with Active: Interview with VJ Stanley, Balanced Excellence-Puberty & Sport

    #040 Off the Pitch with Active: Interview with VJ Stanley, Balanced Excellence-Puberty & Sport

    VJ founded Balanced Excellence as an answer to his family's and friends’ constant questions about the stress associated with their children's participation in youth sports.
    The company is based on Science, Psychology and data

    He is an author of 4 books “Stop the Tsunami in youth sport”, “Less is more”, “talented athletes” and his latest “Does your mind, mind what you are doing to your body”

    V.J discuss puberty and its impact in sport.

    • 52 min
    #039 Interview with Paige E. Roberts LCSW LICSWA CBP CLT, Clinical Sports Neuro Psychologist - Peak Performance - Neurohacker

    #039 Interview with Paige E. Roberts LCSW LICSWA CBP CLT, Clinical Sports Neuro Psychologist - Peak Performance - Neurohacker

    Paige is a sports and fitness enthusiast. She uses a process
    called Performance Neuro Training. She is currently assisting
    athletes all over the world ranging from youth, teen, NCAA,
    USA National Athletes, MMA, NFL, MLB, NHL. In this episode
    she help us unpack what is going on on the inside to help us
    understand the behaviors we see on the outside.

    • 56 min
    Interview with Hernan Chousa, Ex pro tennis player, Parent, CEO & author

    Interview with Hernan Chousa, Ex pro tennis player, Parent, CEO & author

    Hernan Chousa is an author from Argentina. He lives in Buenos Aires, and he runs his zinc flake coating business as the CEO of Chousa SRL. Unplugged is his first novel where he could fuse two passions: music and writing.
    He also published “My Son the Tennis Player” and “How to Help Your Kid Succeed in Sports”.
    Former pro-tennis player in his twenties, he is willing to share his experiences as a player and a youth sports parent.
    Married with Mariana with two sons: Julian and Sebastian.

    • 48 min

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