Monthly Archives: November 2012

You’re lucky if you get to the 1 K mark …..

A short video from the program “Mannen van een zekere leeftijd” (Men of a certain age)  broadcasted on Saturday November 24, 22.17, at RTL 4, in which I am testing Henkjan Smits (TV-producer and talent scout  – X-factor, Idols) with the Omegawave for … Continue reading

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Testing the best… in any field

   The expression “the best” is of course rather presumptuous. But in this case it concerns individuals or organizations who on a daily base try hard to bring out the best in themselves and work hard to make a difference. … Continue reading

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There is a time …..

   In elite sports we spend much time, planning the workouts, in order to peak on competitions, matches or championships, this is called periodization. As a matter of fact: it is the consciously, aimed and planned division of the training … Continue reading

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Field trip: The scent hunter

If you have read the book of Patrick Susskind: “Perfume” or seen the movie, you will probably remember the main character Jean-Baptiste Grenouille and his quest for the ultimate perfume. He even murdered virgins and tried to capture their scent … Continue reading

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Helping the best to get better

Yes, probably a strange name for a blog, but it explains my main occupation and interest during a large part of my life and also my current position. For almost 30 years I had the privilege of working with the … Continue reading

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Testing the best (in any field)

De uitdrukking “de beste” of “the best” is natuurlijk een beetje pretentieus.Maar het gaat over mensen of organisaties die in ieder geval dagelijks proberen het beste uit zichzelf te halen of in ieder geval heel hard werken om een verschil te … Continue reading

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Alles op zijn tijd

In de topsport zijn we veel bezig met het plannen van de trainingen om te pieken op bepaalde wedstrijden; dit proces heet periodisering. Eigenlijk: het bewust, gericht en gepland verdelen van de trainingsbelasting over tijd. Vanuit de meetbare sporten weten … Continue reading

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