When it comes to mental health, we believe prevention and education is crucial. We create a space for youth athletes to reach out and seek support, without fear of stigma. We’re instilling mental health literacy in athletes from a young age. This ensures we set them up with healthy behaviours, frameworks and tools to help them navigate the challenges of life; in and out of sport.
Suicide is the leading cause of death in young Australians between the ages of 10 and 19
young australians experience a mental illness
of mental illnesses onset before the age of 24
elite athletes experience depression or anxiety annually
When a club signs up to our program we make a 12 month commitment.
We collaborate with sporting clubs to design and deliver tailored mental fitness workshops. Each session runs for 60 minutes.
Drawing on evidence based research, our highly skilled psychologists share practical methods and inspiration to live well and perform at your best as an individual or team.
Our approach is a mix of information sharing, applied skills practice, individual and group reflection.
We encourage critical thinking and experience sharing for a deep exploration of ideas and skills.
We provide supporting references and resources for further research beyond the training experience.
Our program has been developed by mental health experts including psychologists, sports scientists, sports dietitians and physiotherapists. It is delivered by psychologists.
Professional athletes may at times attend a workshop to share their story and support the education sessions we deliver. While the majority of the session content is delivered by our experts, the role of the professional athlete is to
This workshop aims to break down the barriers of talking about mental health and learning how to role model positive action to improve coaches’ understanding and awareness.We support coaches to create an environment of trust and respect to encourage athletes to thrive and reach their full potential.
Build strong relationships and strong teams
Create a space for growth
Connect and encourage conversations between one another
Our presentation, developed by experts has been designed to help young athletes learn the importance of mental fitness and be shown practical ways to build it.
Build strength, flexibility and endurance to thrive in moments that matter
Learn how to create a mentally fit mindset
Use mindfulness techniques to manage physical and mental discomfort
Being an athlete’s parent can be challenging. We explore techniques on how best to communicate and connect with your adolescent athlete, in the presence of pressure and opportunities of sport.
Know when to step back and let your child learn and when to provide guidance, support and even a little push - connection before comfort
Manage your emotions first
How growth and failure come hand in hand