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Academy of Sport

Sandgate District State High School has developed Junior and Senior programs to extend, motivate and develop athletes in their chosen field.

Junior Academy of Sport program

Students study Academy Programs as an elective in the Junior Curriculum. Some topics covered include:

  • Body Image and Self Esteem
  • Invasion Sports & Performance
  • Sport - AFL, Rugby League,
  • Tennis, Netball, Cricket, Soccer and Biathlon.
  • Sport Science and Performance
  • Modifiers
  • Health Issues: Nutrition in Sport
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Sociology of sport
  • Strength and Conditioning

Senior Academy of sport program

The program is structured to allow athletes to work closely with Sports Physiotherapists, Nutritionists and Psychologists to assist players to reach their sporting and academic endeavours.

Training techniques incorporate the latest sport science practices in video analysis and biochemical feedback. Students accepted into the program will be required to study five (5) subjects in addition to the Academy Program. This enables an Overall Position (OP) to be gained if desired.

The students will be completing the SIS20310 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation as a part of the Academy of Sport studies.