Here we feature all you could possibly want to know about behavioral profiling like DISC and its practical application for sport.

From Boat to Business

A personal insight into how 4x Olympian Bo Hanson and businesswoman Liz Hanson grew their sports business from an unexpected beginning By Liz Hanson, CEO of Athlete Assessments NAKHE (National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education) asked Liz Hanson to write a feature article for their 2019 Summer Edition Magazine and we thought you’d appreciate [...]

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2019 Japanese Women Leaders and Coaches Academy

The wave of support for women in coaching grows with the fifth annual Japanese Women Leaders and Coaches Academy, 27-29 August 2019, Karuizawa, Japan By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments With Tokyo 2020 just over 12 months away, the 2019 Japanese Women Leaders and Coaches Academy promises to be exciting. Paralleling similar Academies [...]

2018 Japanese Women Leaders & Coaches Academy 11 – 13 September, Karuizawa, Japan

The groundswell of support for women coaches worldwide is gathering momentum with the fourth annual Japanese Women Leaders & Coaches Academy running 11-13 September 2018 in Karuizawa, Japan. By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The 2018 program is packed with professional development opportunities, including sessions on Women in Sport, Diversity, Leadership and a [...]

5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Compounding Your Practices

Compounding Your Practices By Bo Hanson - Director and Lead Consultant In this five minute video we hear about techniques teams can use to take themselves to new levels of learning and results (instead of returning to the same principles or starting point every session). Bo calls this ‘Compounding Practice’. Compounding practice is something that all [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Energizing your team like a Rockstar

Energizing your team like a Rockstar By Bo Hanson - Director and Lead Consultant Welcome to the third and final piece of our reflection of 2017. I just want to give a few quick lessons. The first one is on values. Sometimes the easiest way to understand a thing it is to understand an example. So [...]

5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Welcome to the Growth Season

Welcome to the Growth Season By Bo Hanson - Director and Lead Consultant This is Part 2 of our 2017 season recap and it brings us to another major lesson - our ‘Big Reason Why’. Our ‘Big Reason Why’ is a topic we talk about in our Athlete Tough program and I was looking at it [...]

5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Getting gains from lesson learnt – Reframing

Reframing - Choosing The Meaning You Want To Attach To Something By Bo Hanson - Director and Lead Consultant Welcome to another edition of 5 minutes with Bo Hanson, today I thought it might be useful, given that we’re coming towards the end of the year, to take a moment and reflect on some of the [...]

Footballing Bible FourFourTwo Investigates Team Chemistry

Athlete Assessments Sport DISC Behavioral Profiles An Essential Step In Understanding Team Chemistry By Bo Hanson (Director and Lead Consultant) and Mim Haigh (Sports Writer) – Athlete Assessments When the world's biggest football magazine, FourFourTwo, took a look at team chemistry, writer Ben Welch spoke to premiership winning players, like Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye [...]