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Recover Your Way To Victory

2018-07-11T14:01:50+00:00 July 11th, 2018|

Did you know that recovery time is a vital step in being victorious on the field? We share the purpose and importance of recovery as well as some ideas for getting the most out of your recovery time.   RECOVERY TIME The purpose of recovery is to allow your body to recuperate its energy store and build your muscles back

HOCKEY “HEAVEN” AT OUR LATEST JHB COURSES

2018-06-19T15:22:52+00:00 June 19th, 2018|

On the 9thand 10thof June, we held our next round of players’ and coaches’ courses, this time at St Peter’s College in Johannesburg - and what an exciting weekend it was! Our team of start-studded coaches included former SA women’s hockey players Louise de Jager and Tshoanelo Pholo, former Sharks Head Physiotherapist Ruan Fourie, current SA women’s hockey players Kristen

JOHANNESBURG HOCKEY LOVERS – WE ARE COMING TO YOU!

2018-06-05T13:52:09+00:00 June 5th, 2018|

We invite every passionate hockey player and coach, from in and around the Gauteng area, to join our exciting, upcoming Johannesburg courses,taking place from 9 to 10 June at St Peter’s College in Sandton.   Ahead of the course, we chatted to course captain Louise de Jager, a former SA player and an avid athlete in a number of other

THE INVESTEC COACHES TEAM

2018-05-27T15:25:40+00:00 May 27th, 2018|

NURTURING SA’S YOUNG HOCKEY TALENT Our Coaches Course runs alongside our Advanced Players Course, providing a first-hand experience to watch, learn from and interact with experts in hockey and athletic-specific conditioning, individual and team skills, mental toughness, nutrition and injury prevention during the course. We also offer coaches the opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest international coaching techniques, to

SHAKE OFF THE COLDS

2018-05-18T22:14:35+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

Winter is our favourite time of year simply because it means we’re slap bang in the middle of game season! However, with winter comes the dreaded threat of colds and flu. We have some tips and tricks to boost immunity and to ensure colds and flu don’t score any goals this season!   PUMP THAT VITAMIN C Vitamin C is

WINNING FOUNDATIONS FOR A VICTORIOUS HOCKEY CAREER

2018-05-13T15:14:45+00:00 May 13th, 2018|

Working with our team of South African Women’s Hockey legends, we offer precisely tailored courses that cover every aspect necessary to facilitate a winning foundation and the individual growth of each hockey player who attends our courses.   DETAILS, DETAILS Our goal is to give players, regardless of their level in hockey, an opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge

DO ATHLETES AND ALCOHOL MIX WELL?

2018-04-18T14:48:13+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

With alcohol consumption reducing muscle recovery, sapping energy and causing dehydration amongst a host of other side effects, it’s no wonder coaches and captains alike will encourage their teams to avoid indulging in alcohol. We share the impact alcohol has on your hockey performance.   DON’T SABOTAGE YOUR POTENTAL Muscle recovery– alcohol inhibits hormones which are involved in muscle recovery,

TOP 5 HOCKEY INFLUENCERS

2018-04-08T22:44:07+00:00 April 8th, 2018|

South African Hockey legends are making their presence known on social media and attracting hockey-lover followers from all around the world. We share the top 5 South African field hockey influencers making a presence on Instagram.   Shelley Russell Shelley is a South African field hockey player. She has competed in the Olympics and Commonwealth Games.   Instagram handle: @shelleyrussell10