• Freestyle Athletes Make Their Mark In Argentina

    The Academy’s Freestyle Canoe athletes have spent the last week in San Juan, Argentina competing in the 2017 ICF Freestyle World Championships. The four Western Sydney athletes have competed in a variety of races with some finals qualifications as highlights!

  • Sydney West Sports Medicine Facilitate Testing Day

    Over 50 talented young athletes from the Western Sydney Academy of Sport gathered at Sydney West Sport Medicine’s (SWSM) state of the art facility in Rooty Hill for their Fitness Testing & Functional Movement Screening Day.

  • Statewide Athlete Education Program Launch

    Young athletes from across the state will undergo an intensive education program covering everything from the dangers of drugs in sport to financial literacy, thanks to a new scheme funded by the NSW registered club industry to be distributed by the Regional Academies of Sport (RASi).

  • Understanding The Link Between Training, Injury and Success

    Training plays a vital part in optimising athletic performance. It must be of adequate volume and high enough quality to not only improve performance, but also to keep the athlete injury free. Over the past few years, scientific research has tried to better understand the relationship between training load and injury.

“Thank you so much for giving Mitchell the most incredible first season of ‘proper triathlon’. It has been an amazing season for him on so many levels. He has thoroughly enjoyed the coaching sessions. He has made some really lovely friends in the Academy squad (what an awesome group of children you selected!). His triathlon skills have improved immensely. He had one of the best weekends ever at the Academy Games. He has grown in confidence as an athlete.  He wears his Academy uniform with such pride. It has been a very successful season on so many levels. Thank you for giving him this opportunity and allowing him to make the most of it.” 

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