SCHOOLS

TESTIMONIALS

Students love being able to learn at their own pace and can go back to the video content NEXA have created.

Leigh Charlsworth is the SIS coordinator at Seaview high school who have been working together with NEXA Sports Performance to assist in delivering curriculum development.

Teachers can say one thing but when a professional in the industry says the same thing, it resonates more.

Sa Danh, Specialist Programs Co-ordinator from Seaton high school explains the benefit of having NEXA come and compliment the work they already do with their students.

Athlete development — our speciality and our passion

We know the importance of developing athletes optimally from a young age to give you the highest chance of being successful in your sport. NEXA’s performance specialists will develop a high performance training program for you in line with your goals and your experience level to help you achieve the best results possible.

Elite performance testing
NEXA’s experienced coaching team offers elite performance testing to individuals and schools. We use the latest state-of-the-art technology and equipment to provide an accurate and reliable analysis of the athlete’s performance to plan for future success.

Want us to come to your school? We offer the following programs:
 

Athlete & Careers Pathway Program

Draft Combine/Performance Testing

"It complements us in what we can do as educators." - Sa Danh, Seaton High School
Athlete & careers pathway program

Many high-school-aged students either want to become a professional athlete, or have a career in sport working alongside elite athletes.

But the majority of young athletes don’t know the steps that need to be taken in order to get to the elite level as an athlete. Others, who want to work in sport, often have a limited understanding of the sports industry and the pathways that need to be taken in order to work in different professions, with athletes. That’s where NEXA comes in.

 

A greater understanding of requirements and options

At NEXA, we’ve developed our Athlete & Careers Pathway Program to help students get a greater understanding of what’s needed to become an elite athlete. Students will also learn more about the different career opportunities available in sport, such as becoming a strength and conditioning coach or a sports scientist.

 

Comprehensive 6 week program

Our program is run over a 6 week period either face-to-face, online or a combination of the two. The program covers topics such as:

  • A draft combine at your school

  • Data analysis and reporting

  • Goal setting

  • Habit building

  • Movement

  • Mindfulness and meditation

  • Inclusive sports

  • Nutrition

  • Recovery

  • Coaching.

 

Great outcomes for the students

No matter which way the students decide to go, they’ll come out of this course with a great deal. They’ll be able to:

  • Understand the role of a strength and conditioning coach/sports scientist

  • Have a greater understanding of the requirements to work in the sports industry

  • Understand the lifestyle and demands of professional athletes

  • Design and run a conditioning session with a group of athletes

  • Understand how the body moves 

  • Have a greater understanding of their own training and ways to improve performance

  • Experience meditation and gratitude to become more mindful within their own training and life

  • Develop a greater growth mindset and more self-awareness.

 

Regional and interstate schools welcome!
At NEXA, we’re passionate about providing opportunities through sport to as many students as possible. Which is why we’ve designed the Athlete & Careers Pathway Program to be accessible to regional and interstate schools as well.

 

To find out more about NEXA’s Athletes & Careers Pathway Program, please contact us. We’d love to work with your school.

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4 Woodcroft College students playing an interactive warm up game at the Port Adelaide Athletics oval. Coach Dan can be seen amongst the students supervising the session
Draft combine/performance testing

Want to give your students an experience of what it’s like to go through a ‘draft combine’ like they conduct in the AFL, NBA and NFL? At NEXA, we can do that for you.

 

Greater understanding, greater insights
NEXA’s combine-style performance testing gives students and teachers a greater understanding of the physical capabilities of each individual and offers them greater insight into their strengths and biggest areas of improvements.

 

An awesome experience or serious tracking
Our performance testings can be used as a one-off great experience, or to track students’ progress over a number of months or years — the choice is yours. We come to your school and use the latest in performance-testing technology to give your students an experience like no other.

NEXA performance testing can help to:

  • Identify key areas that can take an athlete or team to the next level

  • Give clear direction as to what type of strength and conditioning plan is required to achieve peak performance

  • Match athletes to their ideal sport and how to achieve success in it

  • Observe and track performance while preventing injuries

  • Monitor progress and evaluate success

  • Maximise your returns on the time invested in training.

What’s tested:

  • Speed (acceleration and max velocity)

  • Agility and change of direction ability

  • Power and jump ability

  • Repeat sprint ability

  • Aerobic/anaerobic endurance

  • Mobility.

What you’ll get:

  • Team and individual reports that provide scientifically valid and reliable data that will equip you with the essential information you need to improve athletic performance

  • Understanding, knowledge and expertise to guide your teachers and coaches to implement recommendations and develop their systems into leading sports programs

  • Workshops led by our NEXA performance coaching team to accelerate the progress of your participants and program/s

  • Speed and agility

  • Strength and conditioning

  • Practical tools to develop adaptable and resilient mindset.

 

What are you waiting for?

To find out more about what NEXA can do for your students and your school, please contact us. We’d love to hear from you.

 
 

NEXA hub at Seaview High School

We have a southern suburbs hub that operates out of the Seaview High School gym in addition to operations in Port Adelaide. If you’re interested in joining but distance has been a factor, contact us to join or if you would like to set up your own hub at your school.

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SCHOOLS WE'VE WORKED WITH
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