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Fast Food Cheats and Hockey Performance

2017-07-20T10:38:41+00:00 July 20th, 2017|

There are thousands of articles about the effects of junk food on general health; however, these facts are often not enough to filter out the occasional temptation to order that burger that will arrive immediately and is devoured in minutes. Within 10 minutes, it is easy to forget that this even happened; however, don’t be surprised when you don’t feel

Tips To Beat Winter Blues

2017-07-03T11:04:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|

You either are a winter person or you aren’t – some feel more upbeat about life when it’s cold but others feel like crawling into a ball and hiding. If you are one of those people who don’t function well in winter, we have some tips to ensure you are feeling up to exercise and sport. Mind-set changes are not

Get To Know Hockey Icon Lindsey Wright

2017-06-15T15:21:31+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Tags: , |

We spent some time chatting to former South African Women’s Hockey Captain and national coach, Lindsey Wright, to get some insight on what it takes to succeed in all areas of the sport she loves. Young players and aspiring coaches – Lindsey has plenty of great advice and tips for you so make sure that you read and share this

Fast Track Your Hockey Development This August

2017-05-28T19:58:47+00:00 May 28th, 2017|

“If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.” – Tom Peters (Writer) We take a look at questions we often get asked so that, those who may be afraid to ask, are able to grab the opportunity to attend our courses. Remember that no question is silly so keep asking us about our courses for your understanding.

How to set achievable sports goals

2017-05-16T15:09:15+00:00 May 16th, 2017|

One of the more challenging skills to master as a sportsman is goalsetting. Many sportsman take this aspect for granted; going with the flow and hoping that one day they will achieve “greatness”. However; without setting goals for yourself, you risk not working hard enough or putting enough effort in to do well in the things that are most important

Indoor Hockey: Improving Young Players Basic Skills

2017-05-16T14:57:26+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |

If you are a passionate hockey player and/ or coach but have not delved into indoor training principles - you may want to start incorporating indoor hockey in some way or form in your personal and your teams’ practices. At the Investec Hockey Academy, we incorporate elements of indoor training into our Players’ and Coaches’ Courses. We believe that, in

The Art Of Recovery

2017-04-20T22:00:56+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Has an injury put you off your game lately? Often injuries occur before that all important game or trial, leaving you out of the running to show off your potential. Don’t let injuries stand in the way of your game; there are ways of ensuring that your injury gets better quickly and, more importantly, in support of your long term

Build & recover Muscle With Protein Power

2017-04-20T21:56:28+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Looking for some delicious, healthy, protein-packed meals? Try this salmon and egg wrap for lunch or dinner. It is packed with essential omega 3 oils for recovery, plenty of muscle building protein and calcium to balance your recovery the healthy way.   SALMON AND EGG WRAP Serves 1 15 minutes to prepare Ingredients: Smoked salmon 1 large egg 2 large