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Summer Speed Camp

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Summer Speed Camp is a popular summer program presented by Acceleration, a specialist training centre based in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Since 2001, the Acceleration team has worked with thousands of individuals, teams and club sport athletes at their world class facilities, offering invaluable guidance, help and coaching. The Acceleration team also works with kids within schools and also offers fun interactive school holiday programs, designed to encourage kids to stay active, fit and healthy.

Acceleration's popular Summer Speed Camp school holiday program returns this December; offering parents a great school holiday activity idea, which is educational, social, enjoyable and low-cost.

The Summer Speed Camp school holiday program consists of 2 testing sessions and 14 speed and conditioning sessions, which are held at your nearest Acceleration Centre; there are three convenient locations to choose from - Brisbane Central (Vince Hickey Basketball Stadium), Brisbane East (The Arena, Sleeman Sports Complex) and Gold Coast (Southport High School).

These sessions allow kids to try a range of athletic activities in an encouraging enviroment and will help improve their speed, agility, strength and flexibility.

The testing sessions will measure:
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Vertical Jump
  • MB Overhead Throw for Distance
  • 20m Sprint
  • Pro-Agility

The first testing session is on the 16th of December, 2013 and the second testing session will be on the 24th of January, 2014.

The training sessions will consist of:

  • Flexibility (Trigger Pointing 5 minutes)
  • Stability (Deep System and Steering System 15 minutes)
  • Dynamic Warm-up (Running Form 10 minutes)
  • Speed & Agility (Movement System 10 minutes)
  • Conditioning (Energy System 10-15 minutes)
  • Recovery (5-10 minutes)

The 14 training sessions will occur every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9am (Brisbane Central & Gold Coast) or 3:30pm (Brisbane East) between the 16th of December, 2013 and the 24th of January, 2014. (No sessions on Wednesday the 25th of December or the 1st of January).

Registration is required to participate in the Summer Speed Camp: simply click here, select your nearest Acceleration Centre and complete the enrolment form.

The registration fee is $175, which is all inclusive. However if you enrol 3 or more kids, you pay the discounted fee of $145.

To find out more about Summer Speed Camp, please visit the Acceleration website.
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When: Summer 2013/14
Phone: 1300 661 847
Where: Brisbane Central - Brisbane East - Gold Coast
Cost: $175 pp (discount offer available)
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