Athletic Performance

ACTAS Athletic Performance, also known as Strength and Conditioning, work as part of a High Performance support service team providing  physical development services that target performance outcomes for the chosen athlete in their sport. Programs are designed for a number of training environments with a focus on individual athlete needs. Long term development of the athlete physically is the approach taken by the Athletic Performance coaches in addressing the athlete’s pathway. These approaches are underpinned by the following guiding philosophies;

  1. Individualised programming and planning that targets performance outcomes in the athletes chosen sport while
  2. A long term physical development approach working with the athletes coach and sport demands
  3. Integration with other support staff service professionals to maximise the performance outcomes and address the athlete holistically not just athletically
  4. Utilise the latest in sport science research in program design
  5. An open and challenging team environment that enhances coaching and performance outcomes

All training sessions are overseen by an Athletic Performance Coach who are university qualified and licenced through the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) committed to delivering high performance programs. Core athletic performance capabilities that are addressed in the role are;

  1. Movement skills assessment and correction
  2. Injury management, prevention and rehabilitation
  3. Coach Foundation resistance training skills and progressions to develop strength and power
  4. Conduct physiological performance testing in conjunction with the ACTAS Sport Scientist
  5. Develop and progress conditioning modalities such an aerobic endurance, speed and agility
  6. Build the athletes/team/squad training plan in conjunction with the sports coaching staff
  7. Assist in in sports science research to maintain the scientific approach to attain positive performance outcomes.

Contact Us

Performance Services Manager

Phone: (02) 6207 4388 (+61 International)

Postal Address: ACT Academy of Sport, Building 20 Australian Institute of Sport, Bruce ACT 2617