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Hot weather training: More effective training or an excuse for a holiday?

Hot weather training: More effective training or an excuse for a holiday?

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?

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The Women’s Lacrosse World Championship is underway!

The Women’s Lacrosse World Championship is underway!

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.

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OPRO announced as official mouthguard partner for Killik Cup Barbarians v Fiji fixture

OPRO announced as official mouthguard partner for Killik Cup Barbarians v Fiji fixture

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Barbarians ahead of their fixture against Fiji on Saturday 16th November at Twickenham Stadium.

This will be the first international match at Twickenham post World Cup and a fantastic opportunity for us to show our continued support for the game at the elite level, by providing players with the most comfortable, best fitting and reliable mouthguards out there.

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What to consider when designing the perfect team kit

What to consider when designing the perfect team kit

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. 

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A career in sports coaching: everything you need to know

A career in sports coaching: everything you need to know

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.

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Over 100 years of protection - How far has the mouthguard come?

Over 100 years of protection - How far has the mouthguard come?

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.

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Can we close the gender pay gap for athletes?

Can we close the gender pay gap for athletes?

We must consider the ways popularity and deal negotiations affect women in sport. What underlying reasons contribute to lower popularity?

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How the UK has embraced American football

How the UK has embraced American football

Despite its deep American affiliation - the clue’s in the name - American football is becoming more and more popular here in the UK. Let’s figure out why.

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The benefits of taking a break from your sport

The benefits of taking a break from your sport

Taking a break is seen as a lack of commitment at best and weakness at worst when it comes to sport. Fortunately, these ideas are being shown from many different performance angles as old-fashioned and problematic.

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How sport can completely transform your life

How sport can completely transform your life

You’ll find it hard to come by someone who doesn’t know the importance of exercise. In today’s world, exercise, along with a healthy diet and social relationships, is recognised as one of the key pillars of health.

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What is fartlek training and how does it help performance?

What is fartlek training and how does it help performance?

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.

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OPRO and the French Hockey Federation Partner Up

OPRO and the French Hockey Federation Partner Up

New Partnership Alert: We're teaming up with France Hockey! We'll be working together to grow the sport in France ahead of Paris 2024. 

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The BKF Four Nations Championships are more than just a competition

The BKF Four Nations Championships are more than just a competition

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.

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The FIH Pro League rages on. Does competition increase injury risk and how do we manage this?

The FIH Pro League rages on. Does competition increase injury risk and how do we manage this?

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.

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OPRO and Taekwondo Canada Partner Up Ahead of the World Championships

OPRO and Taekwondo Canada Partner Up Ahead of the World Championships

We are so proud to announce the newest OPRO partner organization, Taekwondo Canada!

We'll be teaming up to provide the best (white) mouthguards to the nation's top Olympic and Paralympic taekwondo athletes. 

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How to prepare for your next martial arts tournament

How to prepare for your next martial arts tournament

Whether it’s your first time competing or you’ve been training for years, tournaments can be a nerve-wracking experience.This is where proper preparation comes in.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PARTNERS, WOODEN SPOON FOR BREAKING THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE HIGEST RUGBY GAME, IN HISTORY!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PARTNERS, WOODEN SPOON FOR BREAKING THE WORLD RECORD FOR THE HIGEST RUGBY GAME, IN HISTORY!

Our parters, Wooden Spoon, have elevated the game of rugby, literally! A huge congrats to the brave men and women who have broken the Guinness World Record for highest ever game of rugby! Read more here about their quest to bring rugby to the ends (or top) of the Earth. 

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Why learning to swim will make you a better rugby player

Why learning to swim will make you a better rugby player

On 18 May 2019, it’s International Learn to Swim day. It’s an excellent opportunity to emphasise the importance of teaching children to swim, especially with summer right around the corner.

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The Pan American Wrestling Championships: Strength and conditioning like a pro

The Pan American Wrestling Championships: Strength and conditioning like a pro

The Pan American Wrestling Championships, held in Buenos Aires, were more than just a showcase of the best wrestling talent around. As with any sport, the road to the top is long and hard, but definitely not endless.

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OPRO and Sports & Wellbeing Analytics launch micro-chipped mouthguards

OPRO and Sports & Wellbeing Analytics launch micro-chipped mouthguards

We've got some exciting news! Come check out the future of mouthguards. 

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The FIH Pro League is heating up. What can we learn from these athletes?

The FIH Pro League is heating up. What can we learn from these athletes?

If you’re not paying attention to it, the FIH Pro League is getting tense. In late-April, both the GB men’s and women’s team will face off against Germany in the German city of Moenchengladbach.

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