There are numerous cross-sport skills that can be learned in one activity, then applied to others. Athletes can enhance their hand-eye coordination, balance, endurance, explosion, communication or agility by participating in multiple sports. Cross-training, different types of coaching, different training environments and different challenges, develops a more competitive, well-rounded athlete. Variety in training increases motivation to train, and has been found to reduce overuse injuries, as key muscles for one sport are given a rest and others are strengthened.
We are looking for talented athletes that have the potential to train and compete in more than one sport.
Dual-sport athletes may:
A TIS physiologist will monitor load to ensure that overtraining does not occur.
The following support may provided by the TIS
If you are interested in applying to be a dual-sport athlete with the TIS, click here to register your interest.