All things DISC in sport! Find out all you need to know about DISC theory and how it applies in practice within the sporting context.

What Employers Really Want

And, do College Graduates Want to Develop it? Yes! What is it that makes one college graduate stand out from their peers? And what do employers want more than any other skill when they are recruiting staff? According to the 2016 National Association of Colleges & Employers Job Outlook survey, the answer is leadership, team [...]

It Takes More than Talent

By Bo Hanson, Director - Athlete Assessments You may be the highest scorer or best hitter in your team, but it takes more than that to last the distance and to be chosen out of a field of hopefuls all wanting to make the cut. Today more than ever, Coaches have more on their “talent” [...]

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DISC Profile Strengths in Sport

Our role at Athlete Assessments is to help people become more self-aware. When you complete your CoachDISC or AthleteDISC Profile, you are essentially given the tools you need to become truly aware of the behaviors that help you and those that can be limitations. This is where knowing your DISC Profile Strengths becomes so valuable. [...]

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Recognizing strengths in DISC Profiles: 5 Minutes with Bo Hanson

In this 5 Minute with Bo Hanson, Bo talks about recognizing strengths in DISC Profiles. Coaches can often see their athletes’ limitations, but can overlook their strengths when it comes to behaviors. Recognizing strengths in DISC Profiles Our role at Athlete Assessments is to help people become more self-aware. When you complete your CoachDISC or AthleteDISC [...]

DISC Profiling Research into the Effectiveness of Developing Self-Awareness

By Kate Roskvist David Hedlund, Assistant Professor, St John's University. Over the summer, Bo Hanson, Director of Athlete Assessments and David Hedlund, Assistant Professor of Sport Management at St. John’s University, New York presented at the National Coaching Conference in Morgantown. The presentation focused on David’s ‘Research into the Effectiveness of Developing Sport Coaches’ [...]

Building Personal and Performance Character in Sport

By Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant In elite sport, leveraging the 0.1% improvements in your team is not only important, it's essential. At the Performing Stage of Team Development, the concept of building character is an important one. Our model for doing this is driven through behavior and underpinned by DISC. It's about athletes being the [...]

DISC Team Culture for Sport

What Coaches need to know about their Team's Culture By Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and International Coaching Consultant  In previous articles, we discussed at length why a productive Team Culture is vital for sports teams. But how do you actually know what kind of culture exists in your sports team? In this article we discuss the four [...]

Conscientious Style of DISC in Sport

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant Conscientious Style of DISC is the “C” within the DISC model. In this video, Bo Hanson focuses in on the Conscientious Style and the key things you need to know within sport. If you are a low “C”, you may see rules as something to [...]

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Dominant Style of DISC in Sport

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant Within the DISC model, the “D” represents the Dominant Style of DISC.  Watch the below video for Bo Hanson’s explanation of the Dominant Style in sport. Find out what it means to have a high or low level of “D”, and what situations require an [...]

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Influence Style of DISC in Sport

Video Presentation by Bo Hanson, 4x Olympian and Coaching Consultant Influence Style of DISC is the “I” within the DISC model. Watch the below video for Bo Hanson’s explanation of the Influence Style in sport. Find out how the Influence style represents your level of extroversion or introversion, how this style manifests itself in coaching, [...]

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