Titch - Sevens is My Game - The Gordon Tietjens Story - By Heather Kidd

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Titch - Sevens is My Game - The Gordon Tietjens Story

Sevens is My Game : the Gordon Tietjens Story

Written by: Heather Kidd
Category: Non Fiction, Biography, Sport

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 1869710576
ISBN 13: 9781869710576
Format: Hardback
Page Count: 208
Publisher: Hodder Moa
Date Published: 2006
Language: English

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Condition: Very Good (4937-1)
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Gordon Tietjens is arguably New Zealand's most successful sporting coach of the past 20 years. He has set the standard in Sevens coaching since taking over as national coach in 1994. Tietjens coached the NZ Sevens team to its fifth IRB World Sevens Series title and looks likely to add a sixth title in 2005. As well, his sides have won a World Championship and two Commonwealth Games gold medals under his stewardship.His story is unique in the annals of New Zealand sporting achievement. He has an uncanny eye for spotting talent and every year he introduces new stars of the future to New Zealand rugby. Stars like Jonah Lomu, Christian Cullen and Joe Rokocoko. But as quickly as he launches them on to the world stage, they are snapped up by other coaches for Super 12 and All Blacks duty.Tietjens will talk about the great success his teams have enjoyed as well as the frustrations he has faced at losing players for important tournaments. As well, he will talk about his legendary training methods and hard-nosed approach to winning.

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