CQUniversity Australia

High performance sports coaches offer free tips in Rockhampton 

Media Contact: Pete Reaburn 0408 760 757

Rockhampton coaches, athletes and parents have free access to top coaches with a lifetime of experience at local, state, national and international level.

All interested people are welcome to attend a series of Coach and Athlete Development seminars on various Wednesday evenings scheduled between June and November at CQUniversity's Central Queensland Innovation and Research Precinct. Each seminar will run between 5.30pm-6.30pm.

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Enquiries are via Assoc Prof Peter Reaburn on 07 4923 2621 and RSVPs are via events@cqu.edu.au.

Panelists and presenters include:

  • Steve Anderson (Former NRL Premiership Coach and International Rugby Performance manager, Brahmans Rugby Coach)
  • Barbara Ahmat (Capricorn Claws Netball Coach, Board Member Netball Queensland)
  • Ken Tucker (National and International Cycling Coach)
  • Shane Kingston (Australian Junior Swim Team Coach)
  • Kerrie Smyth (National and International Trampolining Coach)
  • Peter Reaburn (Coach and Athlete Educator)
  • Rob Stanton (Former National Powerlifting Coach)
  • Amanda Fielding (Former Head Coach, Australian's Women's Volleyball Team)

The remaining Wednesday evening session topics:

26 June Coaching styles, qualities of respected/successful coaches

10 July Planning and evaluating your training plan

24 July Secrets to creating a positive team / squad culture

7 August Using sport science on the paddock

21 August Tips to help designing a training program

4 September How to implement training methods

18 September Tips in analysing technique and teaching skills

2 Oct Sharpening mental skills and nurturing life skills in athletes

16 October Promoting sports nutrition and recovery in athletes

30 October Keeping athletes injury- and illness-free

13 November Travel tips for coaches and athletes

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