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

Personality and Behavior in Sport – What’s the difference? 5 Minutes with Bo Hanson

 Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant At Athlete Assessments we are often asked 'what is the difference between personality and behavior in sport?'  Watch Bo Hanson answer this critical question and find out how personality and behavior can be used to improve your performance. Top 7 Differences between Personality and Behavior in [...]

Improve Your Coach Communication Skills 

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant What coach communication skills are critical for a coach-athlete relationship? What makes for effective communication between a coach and an athlete. How can you become a more effective communicator? Find out in this Video Presentation with the top 10 coaching tips for improving your communication [...]

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Sport Coach Adaptability: Coaching Styles, Behavioral Adaptations & DISC Styles     

 Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant In this video clip, Bo Hanson discusses the difference between coaches having their natural coaching styles and their adaptive coaching styles.  He covers how coaches can utilise sport coach adaptability and adapt their behaviors to coach to the needs of the individual athletes, based on [...]

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Motivating Athletes & Different DISC Styles

 Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant In this video clip, Bo Hanson covers the foundation for motivating athletes.  The most effective way coaches can motivate their athletes is by providing an environment that appeals to their personal preferences and coaching them in a way that meets their individual needs.  

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Understanding Your Sporting Behaviors – Coaching Styles

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant In this video clip, Bo talks about coaching athletes on their sporting behaviors. Behavior is observable and it is what people do.  Certain behaviors create certain results.  Watch more now. Sporting Behaviors Key Points AthleteDISC Behavioral Profile helps athletes and coaches to know their behaviors [...]

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The Evolution in Sport – The Mental Edge

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant An evolution in sport is occurring where coaches, athletes and sports administrators are realizing that the area of sports science has been exhausted (or is creating bigger problems) and that the “people side” of sport is where the big gains in sporting performance can be [...]

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The Coach Athlete Relationship: How Coaches Get to Know Their Athletes

By Bo Hanson - 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments At the recent 2009 Evolution of the Athlete Conference in Brisbane Australia, Athlete Assessments conducted a survey of participant coaches from Australian and New Zealand. This article highlights the results of one important question within the survey – how coaches get to [...]

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Compare MBTI and DISC: Which is more useful in Sport?

Which “Four Letter Word” is More Useful in Sport By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments (in collaboration with Kate Roskvist) While there is a little humor in the title of this article, at Athlete Assessments we believe it’s always best to share knowledge. We are regularly asked about the different types of profiling, assessments and other development tools available in sport (and business) and how they compare to our own use of the DISC Assessment. Most commonly, we are asked to compare MBTI and DISC. (Firstly, I should disclose that I am trained and accredited in the use and administration of the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator, DISC Profiling, Emotional Intelligence (Emotional Competence Inventory 360) and numerous other assessment and development tools.) […]

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Compare Clifton StrengthsFinder and DISC

By Bo Hanson – 4x Olympian, Coaching Consultant & Director of Athlete Assessments (in collaboration with Kate Roskvist) The most critical element in choosing a tool for self-development is to assess what outcome you are trying to achieve. We are regularly asked about the different types of profiling, assessments and other development tools available in sport (and business), and how they compare to our own use of the DISC Assessment.  In this article we compare Clifton StrengthsFinder and DISC in terms of history, models, validity, reliability, self-awareness and Coaching Leadership Development. […]

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