High Performance Program

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We take a holistic approach at The Academy with wellness playing a pivotal role in our day-to-day operations as an education provider and High Performance Program. Our unique approach to wellness sees students completing a daily check-in when they first arrive on campus. The wellness check-in has been specifically designed to collect meaningful information that...
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FORMER Richmond star Alex Rance is extending his academy to offer the region’s up-and-coming footballers a better understanding of their strengths and weaknesses.   The Academy Athlete identifies a player’s abilities through testing sessions and improves performances through gym, track and skill programs.   Created by Rance and Essendon VFL strength and conditioning coach Jake...
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Each year The Academy High Performance Program offers multiple internship programs for aspiring strength and conditioning professionals. Whilst studying a double Bachelor of Exercise Science/Sport Management at Deakin University, Georgia Whiteley completed her internship with the students at the Geelong campus. Here’s what she had to say about her time at The Academy. “The High...
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Recovery plays one of the most important roles in an athlete’s overall improvement and performance in sports. At The Academy, we use the financial analogy about “savings and spending” to help our students understand the influence recovery and rest days have on the bigger picture: their gameday performances. Every human body has a total physical...
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