Kids shoes: why it’s so important to buy the right ones

Learn why it is important to see a podiatrist to avoid short and long term injuries and how to make the best choice when buying kids shoes.

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If you don’t snooze, you’ll lose!

Sleep is one of the easiest things you can control when it comes to performing well at sport. But it is very hard for many of us to get it right. Find some great tips for getting better sleep and why it’s important.

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Boom, Shake the Room!

jump training

There is nothing like having an exceptional vertical jump. The key to jump training is to get off the ground as quickly as possible. Acceleration has the programs to help you and now has an EzeJump platform to give you and your coach instantaneous feedback.

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Return to Sport Post COVID19 Injury Free

Are you prepared for return to sport after COVID19?

With the NRL and AFL returning, we can all begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Some of you may have kept training for the return to sport while some of you may have found it hard without coaches, team mates and games to play. Either way there are challenges ahead when it comes to being prepared for the return to sport.

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Getting Better Today Since 1996

Have you seen the words “Get Better Today” painted on our walls at Acceleration?

You may have wondered what it was all about.

This meaningful expression came from a challenging situation. I was given the task to train a team of softball athletes who were having a losing season. The culture of the team was becoming toxic and they were losing heart. My little nugget of creativity and enthusiasm turned the distressed players into a strong, unified team.

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Perfect Time To Pause and Plan

The year was 1996. The setting was a neat, but old flat among the many uninspiring unit blocks that lined the streets. It was summertime in Bowling Green, Ohio so there were a few other students milling about and woohooing from their narrow balconies. I was 22 years old, trying to finish my master’s degree in record time – 18 months. It was a goal I had set myself as I was keen to start my career at the university as a strength and conditioning coach. I was working under the excellent tutelage of Mike Ward. I was also engaged to Vicki and we were on the cusp of finishing university and starting our careers and lives.

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