The athlete resource library contains video recordings, power point presentations and other resources aimed at equipping developing athletes with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as an athlete. Presentations cover topics on sleep and recovery, sports psychology, injury prevention, mindfulness, sponsorship, nutrition, managing finances and competing clean.
Strength & Conditioning Exercises – Cory Innes
***Before attempting any of the advanced exercises, athletes MUST have mastered the basic exercises and had them incorporated in a prior strength and conditioning program. Preferably these exercises should not be attempted without the supervision of a coach.
Flourishing in Sport and Life – Andy Farrow
Andy Farrow, from the VIS Performance and Lifestyle team, discusses how athletes can find balance in their lives in order to flourish in sport and life.
Load Management and Returning from Injury – Kevin Craigie
Kevin Craige discusses how effective load management can reduce the risk of injury and how to appropriately resume training after an injury and/or break.
Recovery Modalities – Tess Rhodes
Tess Rhodes covers a range of recovery methods that athletes can implement in their daily routines strait away!
The Fifth Direction
The Fifth Direction discuss the benefits that meditation, mindfulness and relaxation breathing provide for performance. These are the two workshops that were provided for the athletes, during our first TTP session this year.
Mental Health and Well-being – Mark Spargo
Mark Spargo discusses how stress and mental health impact performance. He provides strategies athletes can use to identify the triggers of stress, and periods of poor mental health, along with a range of techniques to promote positive mental health.
Anti-Doping Education – ASADA
Fueling for Sport – Jess Rothwell
Jess Rothwell, VIS nutritionist, talks about the essential role of nutrition for performing, training and recovering our best.