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What is Stability

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer Steele Components of Fitness There are multiple terms used everyday to describe a variety of different areas within fitness.  Strength, stability, flexibility, mobility, proprioception, balance, reaction time, power, speed agility to name a few are all components of fitness. However, the difference between all of them is sometimes blurred. If used correctly, all […]

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Prehabilitate Your Golf!

Posted on January 31st, 2019 by Andries Lodder


By Nicole Harran Golf: “a game played on a large open-air course, in which a small hard ball is struck with a club into a series of small holes in the ground, the object being to use the fewest possible strokes to complete the course.” What makes golf so challenging? Golf is a game of […]

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The Importance of Prehabilitation

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer Steele Rehabilitation, the word alone sends chills down most athlete’s spines. Why, because it means the worst has happened and a dreaded injury has crept up and is getting in the way of normal training or competition. Rehabilitation is therefore the approach taken to recover from injury and return to full function. However, […]

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The Importance of Core Stability

Posted on March 26th, 2018 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer SteeleWhen speaking in terms of the human body, stability refers to a person’s ability to control the movement and position of their muscles, joints and limbs. With greater stability comes greater control. So, with this in mind, core stability refers to the individual’s ability to control and move their core with or without […]

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Performance Enhancement Training Part 2: Core Stability Training

Posted on October 20th, 2016 by Andries Lodder


In last month’s issue we discussed in depth about Sport Specificity as the first part of performance enhancement training. We realised that we have to achieve equilibrium through integration of optimal functional strength, power, core stability, balance, proprioception, reaction time, agility, decision making and technique and that only when the body is at total equilibrium, […]

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