Athlete support

GUIDING GROWTHBEYOND THE GAME

1:1 support and cutting-edge training by one of Europe’s most experienced athlete counselling teams to help merge sporting, educational and personal development.

WHO WE WORK WITH

WHO WE WORK WITH

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Aspiring athletes recognized by a sport-governing body, or another accredited body, as competing at minimum federal state level.

Senior athletes recognized by a sport-governing body, or another accredited body, as competing at minimum federal state level or minimum national level.

Sport coaches employed by a national sport federation or a professional sport body.

The Platform
The Platform

Athlete Essentials

Athlete Essentials

Digital micro training for your athletes. Whether in clubs, federations, sport schools, universities, or companies: people working closely with athletes are in the front line of programme delivery. Their individual service quality has enormous impact on the evolution of talent, and the capacity of your system.

Our TWIN Master Classes are staff training sessions based on global best practice. Tailored to your institutional context and needs, these ½-day to 1-day training sessions are led by leading experts in their field to help you improve your overall system performance, and upskill your workforce.

TRAINING AREAS
TRAINING AREAS

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What athletes say about us
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Athlete Counselling in TWIN Office

ATHLETE COUNSELLING

ATHLETE COUNSELLING

A network of specialists on your side. Being former athletes ourselves, our counselling team is composed of professionals that understand your competitive journey first-hand. We support all sport disciplines and all stages of an athletic development, spanning from junior level to elite sport and post-athletic life. Our multi-lingual counselling sessions can take place on-site in one of our counselling hubs, or virtually on your preferred digital platform.

Get in touch to arrange a confidential first call free-of-charge. Questions left? Read our FAQ.

Areas of counselling:

Areas of counselling:

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Empowering the whole-person athlete. Your sport is not what you are, but what you do. There are many talents within you. Growing your whole Self does not only benefit a distant future, but is also destined to improve your athletic performance. We help bring out the best of your talents systematically – in and outside of sport.

  • Personal development planning
  • Skills training

Tailor-made gateways to personal success. Making well-considered decisions, managing one’s own lifestyle, and balancing sport & education are key factors to both performance and well-being. Our team of experts supports you on your very dual career pathway, from choosing the right study to entering the job market.

  • Selection of educational programme
  • Study coaching & progress planning
  • Workload & time management
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Job training & application support

Making your injury time a time for growth. We feel you. Your injury comes at the wrong time. It seems unfair. It sometimes can even build up to be a thief of dreams. Getting injured is often as tough as it gets for an athlete. At the same time, injuries are a natural part of the journey. Thus, professional injury management is crucial. Alongside your physical rehabilitation, we help you deal with the psychological and social challenges of this difficult period.

Staying ahead of the game. Mental health is a core component of contemporary high-level sport. It represents a crucial basis for your well-being, competition performance, and sustainable career development. We help you prepare for and deal with the most demanding periods of your journey.

  • Resilience training
  • Stress management
  • Dealing with crisis
  • Transition-out-of-sport support

FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Athlete counselling is a professional dialogue between an athlete and a qualified person trained in the fields of psychology, psychotherapy or counselling.

TWIN currently provides counselling in English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Afrikaans language.

Sure. Counselling sessions can take place online on your preferred digital platform.

On-site sessions can take place in our TWIN Office in Salzburg (Austria) or in one of our counselling hubs in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and Cape Town (South Africa).

DIRECTIONS ‎ ➔

Our fee depends on your personal case. In a first free call, we inform you about costs.

Agreed sessions can be cancelled free of charge by phone or email up to at least 24 hours before the appointment. For later cancellations, the session will be charged.

Potentially yes, but only after prior co-ordination with you. As your support network plays a crucial role for your pathways, it can sometimes be smart to include your sport coach, parents or other important people in your life to work together towards sustainable results.

Mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to their community. It reflects high levels of social, psychological, and emotional well-being and functioning, as well as the absence of mental ill-health or mental disorders.

"Enabling sustainable pathways is an affair of the heart to us. We have assisted the personal journeys of hundreds of high-performers; from young aspiring talents to world cup winners and Olympic champions."

"Enabling sustainable pathways is an affair of the heart to us. We have assisted the personal journeys of hundreds of high-performers; from young aspiring talents to world cup winners and Olympic champions."

Wolfgang Stockinger
WolfgangStockinger
FOUNDER & CEO

ATHLETE EDUCATION

ATHLETE EDUCATION

Athlete Essentials. With the radius of sport constantly growing, the challenge for athletes is growing accordingly. Taking professional responsibility for their own journey becomes a key factor to success and well-being.

Awareness, knowledge, and skills tailored to athlete life: Our Athlete Essentials Sessions equip athletes with competences to navigate the modern requirements of high-level sport. We deliver these sessions in a 2 hrs, ½-day, or full-day format, according to your unique system requirements. The workshops can take place on-site in your institution, or live-online in English, German, French, Spanish, or Afrikaans language.

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Available sessions:

Available sessions:

  • Redefining dual career : A motor for athletic success
  • Up next: A practical guide to choose the right studies after school
  • Injury management: A unique chance for growth
  • Balance in the making: Professionally manage time and energy
  • Money habits: Financial management essentials for athletes
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