The multi-talented health and fitness coach

Blog_July (Multi Func Fitness Coach)

You might be wondering to yourself, “What does it take to be a successful Personal trainer”? The answer is more complex than you think. When we hear the term “Personal trainer”, we mostly always picture a super-fit, good-looking individual instructing some poor soul to do some kind of complicated exercise in the gym. There is […]

Why Functional Fitness is the Core of CrossFit Training

Blog_June (Functional Fitness)

Written by: Lorinda Visagie As a Certified CrossFit Level 1 coach and Sport specific conditioner, functional fitness has completely changed the game on how we condition different sporting codes and recreational individuals. Functional fitness in CrossFit per definition states: “increased work capacity, across broad time and modal domains” thus “constantly varied, functional movements performed at high […]

Fit after your C-section

Blog_May (C Section)

Written by: Annéke da Silva Yes – you are actually allowed to do exercise after a C-section, but doing it at the right time and doing the right exercises is what’s crucial. I have some tips and tricks of how soon you can start and what is considered safe after your C-section. First things first Healing […]

How Modern Society has masked sport coaches in darkness

Blog 2 Mar (Modern Society)

Written by: Shereen Smith  Nowadays sport coaching has become so complex due to the effects of social media and crime, with drastic restrictions placed upon any video or photographic evidence as well as physical contact.  This is why it is essential that all sport coaches enforce a responsible coaching stance. This initiative is starting to take […]

The contradiction of LTPD

Blog 1 December The Contradiction Of Ltpd

Written by: Shereen Smith Many sporting federations globally have realized the importance of Long-Term Programme Development to ensure the growth and grooming of world class athletes to represent their Nations in the competitive world and ultimately bring home the Trophy or gold medal. However, the problem comes in with the execution of these well laid out […]

Less Stress, More Success: How Smart Technology Is Transforming Student Living

Blog 4_November (Less Stress, More Success)

Between studying, socializing, and exercising, student life can get pretty hectic. But smart technology promises to make things as stress-free as possible for students. In fact, 86% of college-aged millennials are willing to pay one-fifth more for a smart apartment, according to Schlage and Wakefield Research. Whether it’s a smart shower, coffee maker, or voice assistant, smart […]

Indigenous Games

Blog 3_November (Indigenous Games)

Indigenous games are recreational activities that originated from a particular cultural group, community or people. These games are different from your mainstream sports, which are regulated by international federations, and have fixed rules. Conversely, indigenous games do not have internationally regulated rules for implementation; local organisers determine these according to the customs of the local […]

The Paradigm Shift in Coaching

Blog 1 November (Paradigm Shift In Coaching)

I remember when I was a younger sportsperson, the coach was an individual who rocked up at the field, gathered the troops together and guided us through a couple of drills and prepared us for the games the coming weekend. I can’t recall any of my coaches having a clipboard with them with a defined […]

The 9 purposes of being a Sports Coach

Blog 1 August The 9 Purposes Of Being A Sports Coach)

We are living in competitive times so you need to be on top of your game in whatever you do. In this post I attempt to share the purposes of being a sports coach and also the important role that any coach plays in society. YOU GET TO FULFIL ATHLETES DREAMS– Almost all children are […]

Take charge coaches

Take Charge Coaches

Where would we all have been without a person that coached us or showed us what was right and what was wrong, or just on how to improve ourselves as people. That’s why a coach is an inspiring factor in life! What does it mean to be a coach that takes charge? In my mind, […]