The Invercargill Eye - - FRONT PAGE -

Twelve young and tal­ented ath­letes have been se­lected for the Academy South­land pro­gramme in 2017, and are pre­par­ing to ben­e­fit from lo­cal ex­per­tise and a new fa­cil­ity to train in. The ath­letes were se­lected from a large num­ber of ap­pli­ca­tions and rep­re­sent 11 dif­fer­ent sports. Through un­til De­cem­ber 2018 they will learn skills that will be in­valu­able in a high per­for­mance en­vi­ron­ment, with men­tal skills and ath­lete life, nu­tri­tion and strength and con­di­tion­ing all set to play a large role.

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