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Mouth Guards For Boxing

Mouth Guards For Boxing

    If you train in any type of MMA, Muay Thai, or Boxing, one of the most important pieces of protective equipment you will use is a mouthguard. Without a proper fitting mouthguard, thing...

World Mental Health Day with Shona McCallin

World Mental Health Day with Shona McCallin

  We are well over halfway through 2020. COVID-19 has well and truly taken over and got its’ grip on the world. Life is not as we know it anymore, and from what we are hearing on the...

Resilience By Shona McCallin

Resilience By Shona McCallin

By: Shona McCallin Resilience is a skill. It’s a mental skill that is learned. It is, by far and away, one of the most important skills I have learned on my journey to becoming an Olympic and Eur...

The Dislocated Expectations of 2020

The Dislocated Expectations of 2020

By: Harry J. Gibson 2020 should have been the greatest year of my life. My international hockey career was due to crescendo at the Olympic Games. It's been a lifelong dream to represen...

 Are We Ready for Full Contact Rugby?

Are We Ready for Full Contact Rugby?

By: Lee Melotti - SWA Performance Scientist Performance scientists and coaches, including myself, have tried to accurately assess and quantify the contact match demands in rugby in a variet...

Preparing for Life After Rugby

Preparing for Life After Rugby

By: Max Northcote-Green  Sport can be cruel sometimes. Flashback to the summer of 2019. After a gruelling eleven-week pre-season training and raring to go for the challenges ahead, I,...

OPRO and Photocentric Join the Fight to Protect the NHS

OPRO and Photocentric Join the Fight to Protect the NHS

Music from Bensound.com OPRO are immensely proud to be supporting the NHS and their heroic front line medical staff caring for COVID-19 patients. We are supporting our fellow Queen’s Award winne...

Can combat sports be therapeutic?

Can combat sports be therapeutic?

We’re in the infancy of a new decade. Still, it’s always nice to look back at the world of sport and what athletes have achieved over the past few years. The 2010s were a fantastic decade for co...

Ancient Egyptians, shinty, and Khido Khundi: Where did hockey come from?

Ancient Egyptians, shinty, and Khido Khundi: Where did hockey come from?

Did you catch the Jaffa Super 6s Finals in late January? It is one of the most exciting events in the hockey calendar to watch after all. The balls move faster, the space is smaller, and wall reboun...

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