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HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT MADE EASY

2018-09-05T17:41:29+00:00 September 5th, 2018|

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” - Nora Roberts (American author)   We are big believers in “stepping forward” and we want to help you! Our diverse range of professional, two-day courses aim to improve hockey performance at all levels through a multi-dimensional

INGREDIENTS TO SUCCESS

2018-08-26T15:14:36+00:00 August 26th, 2018|

Course captain, Louise de Jager’s mottos in life is Colin Powell’s quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” Hockey is the same. Preparation is vital, the hard work inevitable, and learning from mistakes is all up to you. We look into the first ingredient to this recipe for

Q&A WITH LOUISE DE JAGER

2018-08-08T16:33:29+00:00 August 8th, 2018|

We had the privilege of chatting to one of our coaches, sports psychologist and former SA hockey player, Louise de Jager. A well-known person in the sports arena, and a course captain for our Johannesburg courses, Louise shared with us her love and passion for hockey as well as her advice for aspiring players.   When did you start playing

Green & Gold In Our Team

2018-07-24T21:19:34+00:00 July 24th, 2018|

Our Investec Hockey Academy coaches are doing us proud as many of them have made the SA Women’s Hockey team for the 2018 Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup taking place this July. We share a few details on each of these golden girls. Who is your favourite? Lisa Deetlefs Johannesburg local, Lisa-Marie Deetlefs, plays as a defender. Her advice for

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