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Sporting milestones and career progression of male Australian junior international level team sport athletes

In today’s post we are very excited to be sharing with you some preliminary results from the Pathways to the Podium Research Project! For those of you unfamiliar with our research, the Pathways to the Podium Research Project is a … Continue reading

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Is 10,000 hours a magic number for sport expertise? Part 2: The 10 year / 10,000 hour rule in sport

The previous Expert Advantage blog post introduced the 10 year / 10,000 hour rule and discussed evidence from chess and music suggesting that 10 years and 10,000 hours of practice are required in order to attain expertise in these domains. … Continue reading

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Is 10,000 hours a magic number for sport expertise? Part 1: The 10 year / 10,000 hour rule

Many coaches, parents, and athletes have heard at some point throughout their involvement in sport that 10 years and 10,000 hours of practice are required in order to become an elite athlete. The 10 year / 10,000 hour rule, as … Continue reading

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