Eleanor Barnett is a 13 year old athlete from Albany who has represented Western Australia at the 2016 Australian Junior Athletics Championships as part of the WA Team and competed in the 400m and 800m events and this has resulted in her being selected in Athletics WA Talent ID Squad.
Eleanor is planning to compete in the 2017 Australian Junior Athletics Championships which are held in Sydney next March.
Athletics WA supports Eleanor and acknowledges the GSSTA grant of $1,000.00 will enable her to continue her development while still residing in the Great Southern and provide the services that will help her TID Squad training and the achievement of her national championships goal.
GSSTA’s grant will assist Eleanor to gain gym membership and attend a Sustainable Motion Program in Albany.
GSSTA Great Southern Coaches Club held its last Coaches event for this year at the ACCI Conference Room on Wednesday, 2nd November 2016.
Jon Pitts presented to the Coaches Club "Switching on the Lightbulb in your players".
Jon touched on topics such as the power of self awareness, importance of skill acquisition, balance and stability, dealing with Anxiety and how the player/coach can work on Perform, Review, Reflect and Prepare.
GSSTA Athlete and Parent Session with Jon Pitts on Monday, 31st October 2016 at Dog Rock Convention Centre
Jon Pitts presented to a group of Althetes and parents from many sports including AFL, Cricket, Surfing, Hockey, Equestrian, Soccer (Football) and Athletics.
Jon discussed the Coach, Parent and Athlete Triangle and how to maintain perspective and avoid tunnel vision, psychology of winning and losing and am I good enough?
GSSTA PRESENTS JON PITTS
ATHLETE AND PARENT SESSION 31/10/16
GS COACHES CLUB EVENT 2/11/16
· Is an expert in elite performance coaching
· Offers solutions in sport and business to stay ahead of the curve
· Understands what it takes to nurture potential and achieve results in the toughest arenas
· Develops skill acquisition programs for players and clubs
· Maximizes human capital and creates a high performance culture