How to become an Olympic Athlete

how to train to be in the brisbane olympics

Could you compete in the 2032 Olympics? Learn about what steps athletes need to take to get into the Games and become pros.

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How to make a Pre-Game Routine for Athletes

Every serious athlete needs a pre-game routine to help improve their performance in competitions. Here’s how you make one.

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Playing College Sport in the US

Sport give us so many things.  It can also take you places you wouldn’t otherwise travel to.  Even better, it can mean a free college education in the US. Acceleration can help you get there.

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A NEW KID ON THE OLYMPIC BLOCK, CLIMBING

Climbing is now an Olympic sport; featuring for the first time at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.  We can tell you, its more than just climbing a wall.

On the contrary, it is an intricate mix of agility, power and strength. In the sport, there are three recognised disciplines, which all involve a sleuth of different techniques to be successful. These disciplines are speed, bouldering, and lead.

Our team hasn’t made the finals in Tokyo but they did us proud by doing their best.

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How Blood Flow Restriction Can Improve Strength

Acceleration Coach Jack Clayton has done some research on Blood Flow Restriction training.  Basically, the athlete wears a cuff on the muscle being used to restrict blood flow during weight training.  Generally speaking, restricting the blood flow to that muscles means you can lift less weight but still gain strength.  This type of training has some applications that would be beneficial to athletes who are rehabilitating from injury or trying to gain strength during a busy in-season program.

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Meet Our Olympic Surfers

Julian Wilson

Surfers all over the world are pretty stoked to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. It’s been a long time coming but they have their worked cut out for them with fierce competition from Brazil and the US.

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