Schools Sport Summit

Schools Sport Summit

Date Published: 26 Feb 2018 Categories: News
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20-21 September 2018

Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Cape Town

Thank you to those that attended the Sports Science Institute of South Africa’s 4th annual Schools Sports Summit, from 20-21 September 2018. Without your support this event would not be possible. We trust you left the two-day conference inspired to make a difference.

An event of this magnitude is impossible to host without the support of our partners, therefore we would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of everyone, to also thank our partners O2Sports, Gym Africa, the South African Institute of Drug Free Sport, Spur and Totalsports who contributed to this wonderful event.

Click on the links below to view the session presentations:

Day 1 – Thursday  20 September  2019
Topic Speaker
Lessons Learned from the Evolution of American Prof Robin S. Vealey (USA)
2 ID and Development Maturation Prof Ben Jones (UK)
Technical skill training: How to optimize learning during training sessions to ensure optimum transfer to competition Dr Sharief Hendricks – UCT
4 Lean In – Girls & Sport Hershel Girls High -Stuart West
Creating a high performance offering at government school level Milnerton High – Paul Besener and Heinrich Martin
6 Supplements and school sport Dr Amanda Claassen-Smithers – SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport
7 Innovation against the odds Grassy Park High – Marcia Woolward
Readiness for learning skills and competing in youth sport Prof Robin S. Vealey (USA)
My story Vernon Philander
Day 1 closes
Day 2 – Friday 21 September 2018
Key principles of principles of periodisation and monitoring Prof Ben Jones (UK)
10 Motivation basics and strategies for youth athletes Prof Robin S. Vealey (USA)
11 Equipping the talented school athlete Ruan Schlebusch and Brad Player
12 Dynamics of primary school sports Bishops Prep – Murray Anderson and Brendon Fogerty
Winning with kids Paddy Upton
Lunch and close

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