Parenting Freak Ability: How Ordinary Parents Unleashed Ability in Their Kids and How You Can Do it, Too

Author(s): Mark Dobson

Parenting & Pregnancy

Australia's Mark Dobson is a performance adviser to the world's elite athletes and coaches. Testimony to his skill is that leading up to the Beijing Olympics Mark spent one year as a direct resource for the Australian Olympic Swimming Coach Ian Pope. He also coaches USA Pipe and Slope Skier Colby West annually at the Winter X Games and was a founding member of New York City's first University for exceptionally talented teenagers which was acknowledged by President Obama for its educational innovation. In this book he taps into the wisdom of some of Australia's great parents and explains the strategies he also uses to unleash ability. Discover and enjoy applying wisdom from: Lindsey Gaze - Parent of Andrew Gaze - 5 time Olympian; Allison Siddle - Parent of Peter Siddle - Australian Test Bowler; Ray and Karen Buckley - Parent of Nathan - AFL Brownlow Medalist; David Carney - Parent of Emma Carney - 3 time World Triathlon Champion; Denis Ginn - Parent of Drew Ginn - Triple Olympic Gold Medalist; Dot and Alec McGory - Parent of Scott McGory - Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist; Susan Davis - Parent of Anna Segal - Winter Games Gold Medalist; Paul and Andres Smith - Parents of Brad Smith - Australian Mini SX Champion; Meryl and Richard Harry - Parents of Richard Harry - Wallaby's team of decade; Ken Sinclair - Parent of Cam Sinclair - Double back flip on a motor bike; Geoff O'Shea - Parent of Katherine O'Shea - Australian Cross Country Mountain Bike; Katrina Jenkins - Parent of Sarah Jamieson - 3 times Olympian and World record holder; Meredith and Manfred Guehrer - Parents of Marieke Guehrer - World Champion Gold Medalist; Esther Thompson - Parent of Archie Thompson - Socceroo.


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General Fields

  • : 9780980789706
  • : Like a Freak Publishing
  • : Like a Freak Publishing
  • : January 2010
  • : 23.50 cmmm X 15.50 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mark Dobson
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 649.155
  • : 250