Baradene Elite Specialised Training
We aim to nurture, advise and support our athletes towards achieving their sporting dreams and aspirations. The essence of a Sacred Heart education is entrenched in total development – spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, cultural and physical for our students.
WHY DOES BARADENE HAVE THIS PROGRAMME?
Our young people lead increasingly busy lives, and a programme that supports their academic, sporting and personal endeavours is critical to achieving optimal success. We believe a solid, holistic programme which support, encourages and educates our athletes and their families is necessary and a vital part of our commitment to the total development of our students.
- A desire to reach international level
- A proven track record of achievement at national level (or regional / provincial if code specific)
- Current attitude displayed towards sport / academic is positive with a strong work ethic
- Open to students Year 9 – 13
(Note) Talented sportswoman will not necessarily be accepted – a strong academic ethic and responsibility towards school is a strong criteria
- To assist in goal setting, mapping, and monitoring
- To assist with nutritional advice, including daily meals, recovery and pre-race (game)
- Assist in the development of the sports psyche
- Twice weekly training programme attendance, with a self-managed programme also provided
- To assist with time management
- To educate in over training / under training and how to self-manage this
- To communicate athletes and their respective coaches to ensure the best support is in place and training clashes are avoided
- To educate and support families in how best they can support their child
- To provide athlete profiling and assessment from AUT Millennium
All students selected for the programme will have their individual needs met with a tailored approach, customised to that individual. Once offered a place, students will be required to sign a contract. Any and all planned sessions offered must be attended 100%. Failure to attend, or failure to keep up with academic requirements will result in the students being removed from the programme and their place within the programme will be offered to another student.
Up to 15 students will be selected for the BEST programme Not all 15 places available will be offered if it is not deemed the applicants are at that level yet.
These athletes will;-
- Attend a testing session once a term, where athlete testing, education, nutrition, mental skills training etc will be conducted
- Meet weekly with sports staff and academic liaison to assess their current training programme and discuss any difficulties, added support that is required
- Attend a training programme twice a week at school that is tailored to individual requirements
- Receive an individual training programme and athlete profile
- Attend evening sessions at school with parents twice per term
- Assistance with coach provision / communication if required