• Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities

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  • Barwon Sports Academy

    Barwon Sports Academy

    Developing Athletes and Communities

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  • Athlete Mentoring

    Athlete Mentoring

    Many athletes begin their pursuit of a higher goal due to the inspiration provided by an elite athlete or high achieving individual. The BSA mentoring program aims to match leaders within our community with our aspiring athletes in order to assist them in understanding the challenges and demands commonly faced by aspiring athletes.
    Focus will be on achieving a life balance, having self belief, recognizing the requirements and being resilient to the hurdles that they will face. The BSA will utilize the services of top level past and present athletes as well as individual leaders from a wide sector of the community.
  • Medical Network & Injury Prevention

    Medical Network & Injury Prevention

    The BSA has an extensive Medical Network coordinated by Justin Edwards from Corio Bay Health Group. Athletes are provided with benefits such as priority access and a discounted consult rate. 

    The Medical Network includes physiotherapists, sports doctors, sports psychologists, massage therapists, osteopaths, podiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, dieticians and diagnostic imaging. 
  • Sport Specific Skill Development

    Sport Specific Skill Development

    Each BSA partner sport provides sport specific practical training opportunities for their athletes. These sessions are of an elite standard and will most often be conducted by a specialist coach of either State or National level.

    The format for each sport’s practical program will be developed to service the needs of the athletes and compliment the training and competition loads.

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  • Strength & Conditioning

    Strength & Conditioning

    The aim of the BSA Strength and Conditioning (S&C) program is to educate athletes on the importance of S&C as both a performance enhancing and injury prevention measure.

    Each partner sport is allocated a set S&C schedule. Sessions address the components of fitness specific to that sport and take into consideration the development level of the athlete, current training load and competition period of that sport.

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  • Athlete Education

    Athlete Education

    The Athlete Education Program provides personal and sporting development opportunities to athletes through a series of workshops relevant to the holistic development of highly talented athletes.

    The aim of the program is  to assist athletes in achieving their full potential through the education and practical application of balance in sport and life. The BSA places a strong emphasis on utilising the highly knowledgeable and experienced pool of expert presenters that exist within the Barwon Region.
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