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The Logic of Playing 4 Women

There’s a default in most high-level mixed teams to play 4 men most of the time. The data in this useful article show that quite clearly. But continuing that default behaviour under the new rules would be foolish. It is … Continue reading

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Choking? Are you sure?

Choking happens. It’s that terrible feeling of over-thinking, when you take conscious control of skills that have been completely autonomous for years. Your conscious mind hasn’t got the bandwidth to accurately control every muscle in your body, so you lose … Continue reading

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Know You’re Biased

What happened last time your zone was scored on easily? Did you switch to man? And what happened last time your man-to-man defence was scored on in 20 seconds? You talked about covering the unders better, or upping the intensity, … Continue reading

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