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Bridging The Gap

SPT has been bridging the gap between the elite levels and the amateur levels. For years technology such as GPS tracking has only been available at the top levels of sport. The once ‘exclusive’ product was only affordable and available for sale to the top tier teams that were ultimately […]

Injury Prevention

Sports Performance Tracking preventing injuries in contact sports.

You hear coaches, performance analysts and conditioning coaches all talk about how GPS tracking systems help prevent injuries of their players. However, you don’t hear what actual metrics they use and how they apply these metrics to prevent these injuries from occurring. You try and read articles online about how […]

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Emulating match situations in training

Lots of athletes go to extreme lengths to imitate situations that they might get during a game, at training. This is called stress inoculation training.   Essentially, it is training to help keep a positive mindset. Stress inoculation training exposes athletes to stress induced exercises so they can get used […]

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Dehydration in Sports Performance

Dehydration during sports performance can lead to not only an inferior performance, but can also be dangerous to the body. Sports Dietitians Australia states that “Water is essential to maintain blood volume, regulate temperature and allow muscle contractions to take place.” Dehyrdration is defined as a dynamic loss of body […]

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Sports Performance Anxiety

Whilst raw talent, genetics and physical training make up a large portion of a sports athlete’s arsenal for success, a crucial part of the equation is how we are equipped internally. Mental preparation and stamina are a significant and consequential part of how we perform in a competitive environment and […]

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Post Workout Recovery

An important topic for athletes is post workout and repairing the body to keep it in good shape so that we can minimize injury and avoid missing the next game or training session. There are several key areas which all help in muscle repair and refilling our batteries; sleep, hydration, […]

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Sleep and Performance

The average person requires between 7 and 9 hours sleep every night to function efficiently and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Athletes generally exert more energy and may require more sleep to function at their optimum during a game or training session. When we are sleeping, our body is repairing. So […]

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The Future of Contact Sports

In recent years, technology has dramatically changed the way contact sports are played, monitored, watched, and umpired. Advances and investment in sport, especially with improvements in design and usability in software and hardware, have meant that the many aspects of our favourite games have become streamlined and made much more […]