Mini-camp Builds on Skill, Hones Technique

The South West Academy of Sport successfully hosted a dynamic mini hockey camp on January 9, led by the esteemed performance and pathways manager Tristram Woodhouse. The event was organised by Nicole Arrold and Keith Old, who brought together aspiring SWAS hockey...
Ex-Hockeyroo Inspires Athletes

Ex-Hockeyroo Inspires Athletes

South West athletes learnt from the best of the best when a former Olympian visited late last year. Former Hockeyroo, and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Fiona Ryan presented a captivating keynote address to SWAS athletes providing a platform for athletes to gain...
WAIS Staff Put Athletes to the Test

WAIS Staff Put Athletes to the Test

Nineteen south west athletes were in for a treat last month when they were put to through their paces by high performance staff for the Western Australia Institute of Sport (WAIS). The testing was aimed to evaluate the physical and physiological attributes of young...
Program Welcomes Next Round of Players

Program Welcomes Next Round of Players

South West Academy of Sport held its highly anticipated hockey partner sport program induction on November 21. The event marked the induction of 10 new athletes who joined 15 returning athletes in the program. During the induction, head coach Nicole Arrold outlined...
Tips for ‘Super’ Parents to Help Along the Way

Tips for ‘Super’ Parents to Help Along the Way

In a bid to enhance the support system for young athletes living in the south west, Sisu Life, a renowned wellness and lifestyle organisation, recently hosted a workshop titled How to be a Super Parent. The interactive session, conducted by Dwyane Nestor, a...
Regular Screenings Keep on Top of Athletes’ Health

Regular Screenings Keep on Top of Athletes’ Health

Health care of South West Academy of Sport athletes is in good hands, thanks to an arrangement that sees the young athletes receive free heart screenings. The newly established Bunbury-based SouthWest Cardiovascular, Interventional Cardiologist, Dr Allison Morton...