ADDS – What sits behind an Athlete Driven Development System?

ADDS: Athlete Driven Development System
Insights & Experiences – Inquiry / Current Reality (Modes of support, baggage, structures, habits, 
Learning & Realisations
What have you tried?
What have you done?
What haven’t you done?
How have you done things?
Whats your understanding about how you got here?
Whats holding you back?
Whats enabling you?
What are your habits? Which ones are helpful and which ones are destructive?
Strengths & Needs – What are they? Why? How do you know? Who can confirm?
Major Influences – Who and what have been the major influences in your life?
Major Struggles/Obstacles/Challenges/Issues 
What have they been? Why? What have you created here? What could you have done differently? What did you try to do? What do you think you could do now? Whats been stopping you? Whats held you back?
Future Orientation – Self Directed plus thought provoking (Projections & Wild Imaginings)


Whats driving you going forward? Why are you involved in this? What do you want to happen? Why do you want to do this? No really why? No really why? Why? (7 Whys)
What gives you energy? 


Doing Stuff Alone, Doing Things With Others, Taking Initiative, Being Lead, Being Coached, Being Challenged, Setting Goals, Achieving Goals, Doing, Learning, Crowds, Challenge, Winning, Risk, Achieving, Making Mistakes, Being Centre Of Attention, Being Quiet, Reflecting, Thinking, Focusing, Performing, Following, Being Praised, Being Pushed, Being Left To Work It Out, Seeing Other Do Well, Doing Well, Trying Stuff, Working Stuff Out, Knowing Whats Expected, Knowing Whats Required, Listening, Having Clear Goals, Seeing Improvement, Time Pressures, Making Decisions, Taking Action, Getting Results, Being Together, Laughing, Anticipation, Understanding, Great Moments, Being Part Of Something Special, Helping Others, Learning Something New, Finding Something Out, Seeing Somethings Other Don’t, Realising Something, Having An Answer, Asking A Question, Getting Lost, Uncertainty, Being Organised, Being Right, Sharing, Feeling Something, Having Choices, Making Choices, Saying No, Stepping Up, Thinking About New Ideas, Making People Laugh, Hurting, Feeling Pain, Getting Taken Care Of, Being Looked Up To, Being Included, Having Autonomy, Being Creative, Being Good, Being Bad, Influencing Others, Surprising People, Getting Something For Nothing, Working Hard For Something, Deserving Something, Being Helped, Taking Control, Having Control, Letting Go, Resting, Sleeping, Pushing Boundaries, Challenging Others, Doing A Good Job, Doing Whats Expected, Making People Happy, Beating Others, Stuffing Up, Following A Plan, Setting The Pace, Catching Something, Being In Front, Being Vulnerable, Being Uncomfortable, Finding A Way, Showing Others, Proving Yourself, Showing Others, Being Better, Being The Best, Being Capable, Doing The Opposite, Doing Things Differently, Sticking To A Plan, Changing, Standing Out, Flying Under The Radar, Being Loud, Doing Things You Know, Having A Routine, Impressing Others, Telling Stories, Knowing Facts, Having Knowledge, Knowing Things Others Don’t, Having Power, Having Authority, Leading, Being Unique, Showing Care, Taking Care, Being Careful, Having Discipline, Feeling Guilty, Being Passionate, Setting The Standard, Getting Out Of Control, Let Things Happen, 

What takes it away?
Vision – Big Picture / Horizons
Scope It Out, Set the scene, Highest Point & Levels down to where the rubber hits the road.
Whats the system view?

Goals – Leads and drives the action steps
What are they? Targets, Aims, Focuses, Needs, Wants, Interests, Thoughts
Idea Generation – What are the possibilities? New ideas? Solutions?
Challenges & possible de-railers ?
How do we better prepare and ready ourselves for them?
Visualise them and think through solutions, ideas for what will be needed to overcome, break through them. 
Key Success Factors
What will it look and feel like when you make key moments going forward?
When will these things happen? When do they need to happen by? Where are the lines in the sand?
Engagement – Ongoing Thread & Drive (Internal & External Engine, Fuel, Connections, Relationships, Learnings, Rewards & Outcomes)
Significance & Help
Why are you here?
Whats your strong enough reason? (Purpose)
Personal / Sense Of Purpose/Significance/Meaning/Reason
Who’s your team and team mates? Who are you going to work with? Who do you want to work with? Why?
Who can Help or who’s willing to help you?
Who’s going to help you, and why? How can they help you? What do you need from them? What do you need to do for them?
Knowing Self and Knowing Others
(Transactional verses Transformational)
(Situational Leadership Model)
(Learning Cycle Model)
(Important Urgent Model)
(Learning Preference)
(Decision Making)
(Stress Management)
Skills – What do you need to do? What skills will be required now and in future? Why? Who can help?
Knowledge – What do you know? What have you found out? What don’t you know? Who can help with all this?
Attitude – Whats the health and nature of the relationships & connections to others and things? What are you involved in? How do you feel about them?
Motivation – What’s your drive? Where’s you passion?
Satisfaction – What will provide this? What takes this away?
Sleep Quality – What do you need?
Food & Diet – What do you need and what do you know and what do you need to find out?
Training – Quality, Quantity, Approach, Intensity, Effectiveness, Input
Capacity – Physical, Mental & Emotional
Energy – What do you need and how do you get this?
Learning – What has to happen here to maximise it?
How do you make things stick – Change, Follow Through, Hitting The Mark
Focusing Touch Point 
What are they? Self / Coach / Support Staff
Ultimate Questions – What are they and what do they do?
Action Driven
Preferred Behaviours
Things to Do / Get Done
How do you need to do things?
Tasks or Jobs?
What’s Next?
Measuring & Monitoring
What are they? What do they need to be in the short term? Long term? Who needs to know? What will be your measures?
Not at all satisfied
Slightly satisfied
Somewhat satisfied
Very satisfied
Extremely satisfied
Sleep Quality
Quality & Highlights
Building Y/N
Rating Current, Desired & Reality
Mental Concentration / Application
Energised or De-Energised
Stress Levels
Energy Self Management
Emotional Capacity
Success & Failures
Productive Meetings
What do you need? Walk away with clear actions or new insights?
Performances – How are you tracking and how do these compare to what the plan was?
Hitting Targets
Tools & Technology
Whats needed to help?
What do you need to know?
What helps or can help?
Tracking, Gathering, Recording, Capturing, Storing, Using, Measuring
Resources or References
Learning Materials
People With Knowledge, Expertise, Insight, Different Points Of View, Supporters, Backers, Mentors, Coaches, Support People
So this is it thus far, there will be more to come as it is utilsed to support athlete learning and done so in both an organic way supported by technology.

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