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Can you injury-proof yourself for netball?

Did you know? A study conducted to examine ankle sprains in netball found the injury rate for ankle sprains for netball is 1.74/1000 hours of playing or training time. Have you ever thought about how many hours you might have spent before having an ankle sprain? So, can you make your body LESS likely to …

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Explaining Long-Term-Athletic-Development in a snapshot

These are 5 stages of a developing athlete: 6-10yrs of age – Train for Fun10-14yrs – Train to Train14-16yrs – Train to Compete16+ yrs – Train to win It is really important to remember these stages when coaching younger athletes. The overall goal of LTAD is to develop motor skills, firstly of a generalised nature …

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