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The Australian Rowing team join Sprongo

The Australian Rowing team The Australian rowing team have recently just become users of Sprongo. Their vision is to become the number one rowing nation in the world as well as Australia’s top Olympic sport. They are utilising Sprongo’s tools to help them towards achieving this goal. Rowing is a sport for life that is recognised for it’s tradition and ability to appeal to athletes of all ages. Rowing is a part of Australia’s national sporting and cultural heritage. Their international success dates all the way back to 1867, when Edward ‘Ned’ Trickett won the first sporting World Championship for Australia. Rowing Australia Rowing Australia is the national governing body for the sport. Rowing Australia aims to ensure the continuation of high performance success and also provide a blueprint for further development of the sport. With such a strong vision Rowing Australia values excellence, integrity and teamwork. These values all…

Vince Smurro joins the Iowa Women’s Gymnastic team

The Iowa Gymnastics team The Iowa Hawkeyes is the name for the sports teams that represent the Univeristy of Iowa in the United States. All together the Hawkeyes have varsity teams for 24 sports, 11 mens and 13 womens. The University of Iowa gymnasics teams are proud users of Sprongo, with its ability to help enhance performance it is a great asset to the team. They have a motto of win, graduate, do it right and on the individual level 12 Hawkeyes have won national championships. Vince Smurro Recently Vince Smurro was named assistant coach for the Iowa Womens Gymnastics team. Smurro holds an impressive collegiate resume. He was a USAG All American at the the college of William and Mary for the high bar in 2010 and the parallel bars in 2011. Smurro transferred to Illinois in 2011 and in 2012 helped the Illini to Big Ten and NCAA…

The Ontario National Ski Academy (NSA)

NSA The National Ski Academy (NSA) in Ontario in Canada use Sprongo to develop and improve their students. NSA was established in 1986 and is a non-profit registered charity. They aim to provide an environment where student athletes can maximize their potential through alpine ski racing excellence, personal growth and academic achievement. In 2010 they became a Ministry of Education inspected private school. They can grant high school credits in grades 9 to 12. Holistic Approach They deliver their vision through a holistic approach. This builds on the individual students addressing three core development areas. These are academics, fitness and ski racing. NSA has a winter home in Collingwood and a summer home is Saas Fee Switzerland. Each home provides the full facilities, professional coaches, teachers and trainers the students need to succeed. They are the only high school credit granting academy in the whole of Canada that provide this holistic program.…

Norges Toppidrettsgymnas

Norges Toppidrettsgymas NTG, short for Norges Toppidrettsgymnas, is the name of the Norweigan school of elite sports. It uses Sprongo’s video analysis to help enhance the performance of its athletes. NTG wants to help young people to combine education and elite sport. It supports its pupils in a way that may lead them to win medals at an international level, while also giving them a quality education and fostering a positive attitude. The foundation was developed in 1981 and now caters to 22 different sports with 840 pupils, 76 teachers and 72 coaches. NTG Geilo NTG Geilo was established in the Autumn of 1990. It is the department for Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country and snowboarding. The students attend the school for three years. It has 90 students that are separated into three different classes. The students come from all over Norway and include some foreign students. The school has seen great success and has…

Canadian rowing team uses our video analysis

Canadian rowing Canadian rowing uses our video analysis tools to compete successfully at an International level. Rowing is one of Canada’s top summer olympic sports. It is popular as it does not discriminate on age or ability.  Teams are selected to represent the country at each international rowing competition, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Rowing Canada Avrion (RCA) is the overall governing body for rowing in the country. RCA was founded by the rowing clubs that existed in 1880 and was originally named “The Canadian Association of Amateur Oarsmen.” In 1974 the name was changed to “The Canadian Amateur Rowing Association”. RCA has grown to a total of 15,000 members of different levels, ages and ability. Members row for recreation, fitness, health and competition. RCA has a mission to build, drive and inspire growth and excellence within Canada’s rowing community. It focuses on governing the sport, encouraging competition and enhancing individual’s competencies. History…

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