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Topic: Mental Health

Team Culture Mental Health

The Little Things.
November 30, 2021

Last week, a little face lit up with awe and excitement. The story begins with a U9 hockey team who was wrapping up their practice. As they exited the ice, they passed by a much older...

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Mental Health Culture of Sport

The Rules of Engagement
November 12, 2021

It’s been an interesting few weeks in our office. The recent coverage of Kyle Beach has left us feeling a mix of heaviness and urgency. The majority of our workforce is directly and...

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Team Culture Mental Health

The Bigger Questions.
October 28, 2021

When we are involved in the lives of young people, we develop the ability to pick up on the behaviours and nuances that suggest that things may not be okay.  While some of us silently...

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Team Culture Mental Health

Soft: The New Tough
September 21, 2021

In light of recent developments in the global sporting community, particularly in gymnastics and tennis, we feel compelled to challenge the narrative that has been created in regard to...

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Mental Health Return to Sport

Supporting Athlete Mental Health During Tryout Season
September 7, 2021

There is no doubt that mental health is incredibly important, perhaps now more than ever in the return to sport. As athletes get back to tryouts we need coaches to take the lead when it...

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Mental Health

A Perspective on Mental Health and the 2021 Olympics
August 24, 2021

How Mental Health Took the Spotlight at the 2021 Olympics In recent weeks sport has come back into our lives — both personally and for entertainment. We’ve had the opportunity to watch...

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Mental Health Return to Sport

Remove the Assumptions — Know with HONE
July 20, 2021

Experienced coaches and athletes have an advantage with that experience which allows them to anticipate a variety of situations. What to do next, when to shift, where to go when...

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Mental Health Return to Sport

Considering Coaches in the Return to Sport
June 29, 2021

It looks like a return to sport is actually happening! In our lead-up to this exciting time, we have been discussing how we as athletic professionals can best support this transition....

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Mental Health Return to Sport

The Great Hope: What to Expect from Athlete’s Returning to Sport
June 3, 2021

We have received great news that many of us have been waiting for, anticipating with hope and optimism — the return of sport. It appears our patience (and effort) may have finally paid...

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Mental Health

How to Help Athletes Struggling with Mental Health
May 20, 2021

When we help coaches, we help athletes. To give coaches some of the practical tools they need to assist their athletes, we put on a webinar to discuss how they can help athletes...

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