4 Tips To Prevent Sporting Injuries

Academy athletes often have an intense and heavy training load. Academy partner OnePointHealth provide 4 tips to reduce your chances of injury while training or playing sport. OnePointHealth are a holistic health centre that provide an array of services lead by experts and offer great advice on how to treat your body as an athlete striving for success.

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Hapkido Welcomed Into New Program

Martial Arts athlete Zachary Chambers has been welcomed into the new Heartland Motors Lone Star program for his exception abilities in the Hapkido arena. Zachary has been participating and competing in Hapkido tournaments since 2010. His most recent career highlights include winning the Australian Title in clash sparring last November.

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Academy Embraces Snow Sports Athlete

For the first time in Western Sydney Academy history snow sports have found a place among our programs. Lachlan Greentree is an alpine skier from Rouse Hill who has recently been accepted into the 2017 Heartland Motors Lone Star program. Lachlan has been skiing since 2011 where he found his calling on family holiday to the snow.

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Elisabeth Kidane The Gymnast

As the Heartland Motors Lone Star Program begins, the first athlete we would like to introduce is Elisabeth Kidane, a gymnast from Westfields Sports High School. Elisabeth is excited to be accepted into the program explaining “I see the Academy opening up more opportunities for me, helping me grow as an athlete as well as a person”.

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Athlete Education Is A Primary Focus

The education of athletes has been a primary focus for the Academy over the May/June period. An education blitz is being delivered to athletes in various squads on a range of different topics from nutrition to sports psychology to strength and conditioning! Athletes from the Academy’s golf, cycling, hockey and softball squads have and will continue to gather at Blacktown International Sportspark to gain valuable insight into what it takes to become an elite athlete both in and out of their respective sporting arenas.

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2017 Rugby League Program Comes To A Close

On Monday 1 May, the Academy’s Harold Matthews and SG Ball squads gathered at St Mary’s Rugby League Club for the 11th Annual Rugby League Presentation, to recognise the hard work and improvements made over the course of the program. With valuable stakeholders in the room including those from NSW Rugby League, Parramatta Eels and Penrith Panthers, players were awarded with some significant awards.

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