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Overview

This page outlines the education sessions that will be run for NSW athletes enrolled in the 2018 Target Talent Program. This year we will also be running education seminars for both the personal coaches and parents of athletes within the program, to assist them in supporting their athletes to achieve their potential. 

Session 1 - Saturday 16th june

Athletes, Coaches, Parents:
2018 Athletics NSW Target Talent Program Introduction, Meet and Greet with State Coaches

Athletes:
Injury Prevention and Recovery - Presented by Sydney Sports Medicine

Coaches:
Injury Prevention and Management - Presented by Sydney Sports Medicine

Parents:
Sleep and Recovery - Presented by Sydney Sports Medicine

session 2 - sunday 22nd july

Athletes, Coaches, Parents:
Mental Health Education - Presented by Tarah Kavanagh

session 3 - sunday 19th august

Athletes:
Personal Excellence and Career Education - Presented by Rhian Bird, NSWIS

Coaches:
Strength and Conditioning - Presented by Steve Adams, NSWIS
Load Management - Presented by Steve Adams, NSWIS
Planning, Programming and Periodisation - Presented by Steve Adams, NSWIS

Parents:
Personal Excellence, Post School Pathways and Sideline Champions - Presented by Rhian Bird, NSWIS

session 4 - sunday 16th september

Athletes:
Nutrition and Diet - Presented by Rebecca Hay, Athletes Kitchen
ASADA and Drugs in Sport - Presented by Lynda Gusbeth, Athletics Australia

Parents:
Nutrition and Diet - Presented by Rebecca Hay, Athletes Kitchen

 

session 5 - saturday 13th october

Athletes:
Sports Psychology  - Presented by Fiona McCarthy
Pilates - Presented by Sol Walkling

 

session 6 - saturday 10th november

Athletes:
Domestic and International Competition Opportunities - Presented by Imogen Kemp, ANSW and Michael Perry, NSWIS
'What Makes and Elite Athlete' - Panel Discussion - Presented by Michael Perry, NSWIS and guest athletes TBC