About Mim Haigh

Mim Haigh is the Sports Writer for Athlete Assessments

Success In Personal Training – Understanding Yourself And Your Clients

TAFE Queensland East Coast Mooloolaba campus Personal Training students get a head start on their career
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

In this article the focus falls just streets from home as we take a look inside Australia’s TAFE East Coast Mooloolaba campus and their Diploma of Sport Development Program within the Fitness Faculty. […]

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Celebrating Olympic Curling Success

Congratulations to the USA Men’s Curling historical Gold Medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

It is exciting to win. It is exciting and especially inspiring when the win comes from behind. And it is phenomenal when this happens when the stakes are at their highest, on a world stage, […]

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Conflict Resolution in Sport

By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

In a revealing interview with Rowperfect, who have a YouTube channel dedicated to rowing, Bo Hanson, four-time Olympian and triple Olympic medalist talks conflict resolution, the pointy end of his work on the people side of sport.

The interview covered a great deal of Hanson’s sporting and professional experience […]

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Q&A with Dr. Jim Tennison

The extended Questions and Answers from the interview for the ‘Portability and Passion in Sport Management’ article with Dr. Jim Tennison
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

We had the opportunity to interview Dr. Jim Tennison about his Master of Arts in Sport Management course at Dallas Baptist University for our article ‘Portability and Passion […]

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Portability and Passion in Sport Management

Dr Jim Tennison talks developing passion and teamwork in students; how important it is and how he does it
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

As a Mascot for the Dallas Mavericks, Dr Jim Tennison, Program Director for the Master of Arts in Sport Management at Dallas Baptist University built morale on a massive scale, […]

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How to Harness Your Athlete’s Natural Strengths

Why it’s important for Coaches to allocate roles that line up with an athlete’s natural strengths and style, and why getting it wrong could cost you
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

When you allocate a role within your team you better make sure it’s in line with your players’ natural strengths and style. If […]

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Why Bullying Doesn’t Build Mental Toughness

Why bullying doesn’t get long-term results, build mental skills or mental toughness
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

In a revealing interview with Dr. Jen Fraser, for End Bullying & Abuse in Sports Summit, Bo Hanson 3 x Olympic medalist and 4 x Olympian explains why a Coach’s bullying tactics will not create a pathway […]

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Academic Excellence Transfers into Sporting Arena

Dual role sees Professor of Psychology build success in student-athletes as Head Coach of MCLA Lacrosse team
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

Professor Maria Bartini, brings a wealth of insight, resources and invaluable real-life examples to her position as Head Coach of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) lacrosse team. In addition to […]

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Getting Comfortable with The Uncomfortable

Practicing the Skills That Allow Athletes to Perform Under Pressure
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

Elite athletes are comfortable in uncomfortable situations, they need to be, in fact, this skill alone can convert all of the work they’ve done leading up to this moment into a victory.

Recall how often Championships are won or lost […]

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Do Millennials Really Lack Mental Toughness?

Creating an environment that enables the development of mental skills; resilience, grit, the ability to perform under pressure and mental toughness
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

From little things, big things grow and that’s definitely true of mental toughness.

Mental toughness is like a muscle that needs to be exercised regularly. In this article we’ll […]

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