Physical preparation coach James Karageorgiou explains how athletes at the Victorian Institute of Sport use temperaturebased hydrotherapy, hotwater immersion and massage to minimise and manage fatigue.
Alex hits the pool to interview National Water Polo champs, the Brisbane Barracudas Ash, Bronte and Maddy. Although modest, Ash's shot is anything but clocked as the fastest for women in the world! Alex gamely treads water with the best, even completing some of the drills and warm up exercises. Then we get to be spectators, as the barracudas split in half for a fun match, with one side carrying Alex. See the short highlight reel to find out who wins!
Alex talks to young speed walkers, serious about this ultrahealthy and physical sport. There's a different technique to this movement, strongly involving the hips. because you have to keep your legs straight. So this fantastic form of exercise may look ungainly, but wait till you see Alex compete against little girls in the hurdling event instructive but hilarious!
It takes some crazy and driven athletes to join an adventure race such as this! Kayaking through old submarine tunnels, followed by a frigidwater swim, is tough enough. How about adding some mountain running up steep sets of stairs We get to see the winning athlete claim the top of the mountain and the top of the podium. You won't believe the record time he clocked!
Three groups of kids, three catapults they've built and the competition's on! While Kellen's team and Alex's team practise their strategic shots, Duane gets advice from 'catapult queen' Shelly Massie, on behalf of his. Says Shel shoot 'em from the low position so they fly up for great catches. Bonus points for making cool catches. The competition's going good til the one team realises they're losing and barrages the other teams with balls! A freeforall ensues until Shelley steps in and issues
Maleny Dairies' Kay Hollyoak describes the process of turning milk into yoghurt, including homogenisation, pasteurisation, adding acidophilus and bifidus bacterium, and reveals why such bacteria is good for people.
Today Emma and her guide take us adventure caving. It's not for the faint of heart, nor for the claustrophobic. We watch as she squeezes her frame through the 'Eye of the Needle' and the 'Slot' just two of the rigorous nooks and crannies along the way.it's pitchdark in there, and quiet too. All you can hear is the scuttles and screeches of the resident wildlife!
Today, Alex gets into a women's rugby game and has the stuffing knocked out of him! He interviews a few players, including a trio of women who have made the Southeast Queensland state team. Besides the training hard and playing hard to a person, we find there's a thirst to learn technique in the game, plus a pervading spirit of camaraderie.
Duane interviews expert trials biker Janine Jungfels. Selfprofessed 'tomboy', she's achieved many, many wins and accolades for her biking, and is in fact tops in the world. Janine claims it's the blokes that push her! Next up is a chat with another expert trials biker, Jack Mullaly. He cheerily explains some of the finer points of this extreme sport to Duane and then attempts to show him the essential tricks. Moves like rolling over a log, and making your bike hop. Our lad has the desire, but af
Did you know that there's actually a World Toilet Day Toilets aren't often celebrated or even talked about but this day is set aside to raise awareness of just how important toilets are and how some countries still struggle without them.
Research says that standing is better than sitting when trying to learn. Schools have begun using desk that allow students to stand or sit. Research has begun to see if the desk positively affects the students.
Harrison shares the story of his kidney transplant by teaching us what the kidneys do, what can go wrong if they're not working properly and explaining the procedure as well as what life looks after receiving a new kidney.
Today Kellyn talks to two hula hoop performers, Rachael Gibson and Abby Kelso. Inspired by circus performers they'd seen, it's easy to see why as the athletic dexterity skills of these ladies can't be contained in just three rings! A fun and inspiring lesson, not to mention the ultimate total body workout!
Kellyn runs with an Ultimate crew, immersing herself in the action and running, running, running! Before the match she gets pointers from Matthew Ryan, Ultimate disc player. Then it's a quick lesson in throwing and catching from Cat Phillips, an Australian representative at the international level.
Today, Scott talks to a brother act of badminton power. These two young Aussie lads not only have the dedication it takes to practise the long hours needed they're still in school! There are lessons in this video about fitness and dedication to developing skills while doing well academically. Brotherhood, support and even sibling rivalry provide plenty of inspiration!
Adam Cox visits the Queensland Academy of Sport, and finds out what's involved in competitive gymnastics from Australian Olympians Joshua Jefferis and Thomas Pichler. Josh and Thomas walk us through different moves, how to develop the skills to complete a routine and how to calm the nerves during a competition.
Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
Bullying sucks whether it is online, at school or in a workplace, there is no space for it in our lives. Find more about bullying experiences and how to combat issues related to bullying in this playlist.
There is no space for bullying, whether it is in the playground, classroom or online. No way! View this collection, which deals with all aspects of bullying and how it can be prevented. (ACPPS074,VCHPEP092,VCHPEP109)