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It’s that time of year again. The high school wrestling season upon us, which means it’s your chance to improve on your performance from last year and perhaps become a champion.
An athlete has a 10% chance of getting a mouth, face, or jaw injury every season they play. While this might seem like good odds to gamble on, one injury could go on to wipe you out for a whole season. So to reduce the risk of injury, you need to find the perfect mouthguard.
Hockey is mentally demanding as much as it is physical. To move from amateur to pro level, you obviously want to improve your strength, stamina, and skill. But there’s no point in being physically competitive if your mind’s holding you back from properly competing.
Muay Thai is a combat sport that originated in Thailand in the 1500s. Known as ‘the art of eight limbs’, it’s a discipline that uses knees, elbows, fists, and shins, alongside clinching and sweeping techniques.
Whether you’re playing competitively or for fun, rugby is a challenging sport. To get in your best match shape, it can be useful to introduce strength and conditioning into your training schedule. Not only can it improve game performance but it can also reduce the risk of injury.
Not a day goes by without us reading about someone on the bench while they work through their injury recovery. It can be demoralising having to miss out, but there are ways you can make the recovery process easier on yourself.
American football is the most popular sport in the USA. Who would have thought? While being hugely popular in the USA, with the NFL raking in over $8.1 billion in 2018, the popularity of American football remains a phenomenon mostly restricted to the US. That is, perhaps, until now.
As summer keeps on rolling, we hear people talking about their ‘hot weather training’ trips. But is there any real benefit to going to a hot climate to train for a while?
The women’s Lacrosse World Championship kicked off in Peterborough, Canada last week. From the 1st to 10th August, the world’s greatest female Lacrosse players will battle it out to become the champions of the world.
Your team kit doesn’t just help your teammates spot you on the field. It affects how freely you can move during a game, how you’re perceived on the pitch, and how you feel while you’re playing.
A career in sports coaching can be extremely fulfilling. For those with a passion for sport, it provides the opportunity to do what you love every single day and pass on your passion to younger generations.
Mouthguards aren’t a new invention. They’ve been around protecting sportspeople since the turn of the 20th century. But like most protective sports equipment - helmets, shin pads, shoulder pads, body protectors - they’ve evolved.
One form of training that helps with athletes’ performance is known as fartlek training. Let's explore exactly what it is, how it came to be, and the evidence behind its performance benefits.
Respect is one of the cornerstone life skills. Without it firmly cemented in our lives, getting along with others isn’t easy. This skill is all about taking someone else’s feelings, needs, thoughts, and ideas into consideration.
As the FIH Pro League heats up, take a closer look at how improper injury management increases the chance of injury - no matter the level of competition. Taken away from the sport they love, injuries can be highly frustrating for athletes.