HOCKEY SPORT CAMP

Activities

To enhance your sports camp experience at the AIS, we offer a range of additional activities including engaging presentations, practical sessions, trained-by-the best sessions, AIS Tours and more.

Our experienced sports camp team can help you develop a programme that enables you to get the most out of your time at the AIS.

Athlete presentation

Engaging presentations

The AIS world-renowned experts and athletes can deliver a series of stimulating presentations on science and medicine in the sports industry:

Nutrition
Nutrition

Learn how to fuel your body for maximum performance. Topics include training diet, food for competition, weight management and hydration

Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy

Learn about the physical therapies used by high performance athletes and gain an insight into musculoskeletal injury prevention and management

Psychology
Psychology

Learn how to gain that winning psychological edge. Topics can include communication, team building, confidence, concentration, time/stress management, goal setting and pre-competition preparation

Athlete presentation
Athlete Presentation

Join one of our athletes as they speak about their experiences training at the AIS. Take the opportunity to ask questions and learn what it is like to be one of Australia’s best

Recovery
Recovery

Learn basic recovery techniques to prevent exercise aches and pains, and the various recovery techniques used by Australia’s high performance athletes to maintain optimum condition

Skill acquisition
Movement Sciences

Learn about the tools and techniques employed by Biomechanics, Skill Acquisition and Performance Analysis to improve athletic performance.



Strength and conditioning
Strength and Conditioning

Learn about new techniques used to improve flexibility, strength and overall performance



Practical sessions

Our world leading sport scientists can also run practical sessions for your team or group, providing a unique, hands-on experience for a range of topics: 

Recovery
Recovery

Participate in a practical recovery session. The session can include techniques such as an active recovery lesson in a pool, contrast immersion using the spa and plunge pool, and contrast showers

Self-massage
Self-massage

Be guided through the art of self-massage by an AIS physical therapist. They will teach the various methods you can use to take care of your body through massage treatment

Strength and conditioning
Strength and Conditioning

An AIS strength and conditioning coach will take you through a practical session in the gym and explain how to design programmes to meet the specific needs of your sport

Self-run training session
Self-run training session

Get active with a self-run training session on the sporting fields and courts used by Australian athletes. This is a great time for your coaches to run through skills and training specific to your sport

Trained by some of the best
Trained by some of the best

Take part in an interactive session run by some of Australia’s coaches or athletes in our world-class facilities. Rub shoulders with and learn from the best as you go through training drills, skills and match-play exercises

Take on the locals
Take on the locals

Give your team a real test and compete against a local Canberra sporting team while in town. Our sports camps consultants can put you in contact with a variety of organisations, sporting teams and schools

Fitness classes
Fitness classes

Keep your team fit with our fun and challenging fitness classes. Whether you are after a boot camp-style class or Pilates, our fitness classes will provide a motivating and positive training regimen for your team

AIS Shop

Other activities and facilities at the AIS

  • AIS Visitor Centre go on an AIS Tour or stock up on exclusive merchandise at the AIS Shop.
  • AIS Charlesworth or Visitor Centre Theatrette – the theatrettes are available for hire for movie and special nights
  • Games Room – located within the AIS Athletes Village, this offers video games, a pool table and other recreational activities
  • Barcelona Room also within the AIS Athletes Village, the room is a large space with an operable wall flexible to create two spaces, which are suitable for activity nights and group gatherings
  • Vending machines and public telephones are also available