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Athletic Performance Academy

Welcome to APA Training. When you play sport at the highest level, you need to be in peak physical condition. Athletic Performance Academy is at the forefront of delivering performance optimising physical training for athletes at a variety of levels.

Coach Education

Welcome to APA Education an area of the website completely dedicated to the education of coaches on the conditioning of the human body and the science behind it. APA education consists of qualifications, workshops and resources.

Coach Mentoring

Welcome to APA Mentoring, an area of the website completely dedicated to the development of coaches through APA’s 6 month mentoring programme, the fastest way to accelerate your learning guaranteed.

“Our goal at Gosling  is to offer our players the opportunity to the best they can be on and off the court, now and in the future. This means I have to assemble the best team. In APA and the programme they have designed, delivered and are continually improving  I believe I have found the best partner for our S&C programme”

– Matt Willcocks, Gosling Tennis Academy

Tennis Specific Endurance Test

In this post I introduce a couple of Tennis Specific Endurance…

Nutrition 101- what you can and can't say to a client without a Nutrition qualification

Hi Everyone. If you've followed my stuff over the years you…

Physical Competency Assessment

Whenever I take on new coaches at APA one of the first things…

FREE Ebook: Endurance training for kids

This blog is one I am really excited to write.  I have been…

What is sport specific training and how much should kids do?

This blog is one I am really excited to write.  I have been…

Nutrition tips for the hot summer days

We have had some seriously hot weather these last few days. I'm…

Which is better- Back squat or Split Squat?

Mike Boyle wrote Functional Training for Sports in 2004, and…

Use of Heavy Sled Training for Improving Horizontal Force Output

Hey Everybody! This week I delivered a presentation to my team…

What's all the fuss about Velocity Based Training??!!

Last week I had the pleasure of spending the morning with my…
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