UWA Sport Masterclasses are a series of events topics that help you get the most out of your training.From nutrition and supplementation to fitness, performance and self-defence, UWA Sport Masterclasses have something for everyone!
Focusing on skills you can use both in the gym, and in your every day pursuits, if you are looking to have fun, develop your skill-set, and find some balance in your busy life, then join us on the gym floor for our semester one Masterclass Series!
UWA Sport Masterclass Series
- Run your best race: Preparing for the City2Surf
When: Monday 20 August, 5-6pm
Topic: You’ve done the work, now it’s race week and it’s time to prepare for the big day. All of the good work can easily be undone by poor final preparation.
Presenter UWA Fitness Office Sue O’Brien has run over 150 marathons and ultra-marathons around the world and in this Masterclass will share with you some of her secrets to achieving race day success.
Location: Glass Room - UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre
Trainer: Sue O'Brien
- Women's Only: Training for Strength
When: Wednesday 12 September, 5-6pm
Topic: This is a women's-only masterclass caters for all fitness levels, and will teach you the main strength lifts that can help you to improve your strength, stability, power, mobility, and flexibility.
These lifts include the squat, deadlift, bench press, overhead press, pull-ups and barbell row. They target the whole body, promote weight loss, improve muscle tone and joint integrity.
Location: High Performance Zone, UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre
Trainer: Emily Watters
- Mobility Training
When: Tuesday 25 September, 5-6pm
Topic: Have you always been unsure of what to do before you start your work out? Aqil, UWA Sport trainer and accredited strength and conditioning coach, will take you through the do’s and don’ts before training. Come on down to this Masterclass to learn how to get more mobile, warmed up and ready to go for a great training session.
Location: UWA Sports Hall
Trainer: Aqil Zainal
- Exam Stress Buster
When: Tuesday 23 October, 5-6pm
Topic: Feeling stressed now that exams are around the corner? Come down and find out how you can use mindfulness training to help you stay relaxed and improve your mental health. Mindfulness training has been shown to lower stress levels during exams and increase levels of well-being in users.
Location: Student Athlete Hub, UWA Watersports Complex
Trainer: Emily Watters
All Masterclasses are free for Members, and $10 for Non members.