SPORT

Kia whakaako i ngaa rangatahi kia manako, kia ngaakaunui mai to haapori – To educate and develop young people of whom our community will be proud.

Welcome to the home of Hillcrest High Sport

Hillcrest High School has a strong tradition of providing a large number of sports for students to choose from that foster the development of interpersonal skills, intelligence, emotional confidence and social development, striving towards creativity and enthusiasm.

Our mission is to value all students, enhancing their self-esteem, academic potential, abilities and sense of responsibility by helping them to develop the knowledge, ideas and skills to become active, independent, caring New Zealanders. We strongly encourage all students to become involved in the many co-curricular activities available to students.

The School’s co-curricular programme encourages students to become involved in the full life of the school, irrespective of expertise or experience. The school regularly enters over 100 teams in local sports, across 30 plus codes. A significant number of our students and teams gain regional, national and international recognition and ranking for their endeavours.

Director of Sport

Sports Coordinator

Person in Charge of Sport

Useful information

Coaching Programmes    (Waikato Secondary Schools Sport)

COACHING and EDUCATION

Coach Education:

Guidance when delivering Online Training and Activities for Tamariki and Rangatahi– See the Online Do’s and Dont’s Here

Athlete Education:
Drugfree Sport NZ – Drug-Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is encouraging club level sportspeople to “take the 101” and learn how the sports anti-doping rules apply to them. For more information on completing DFSNZ’s newest online education programme an Online course please click this link Clean Sport 101

COACHING AT HOME TIPS:
For all our young athletes they can go to each sport page and find Home Advantage tips produced with National Sports Boes and  SkySPORT NEXT

ATHLETICS
Home Advantage Tip 1: Shot Put Throwing with Tom Walsh’s coach Dale Stevenson
Home Advantage Tip 2: How to Perfect your Running Technique
Home Advantage Tip 3: Core Stability training with Sarah Cowley-Ross
Home Advantage Tip 4: Conditioning Workout at Home with Nico Moratella
Home Advantage Tip 5: Indoor Circut Workout with Nico Moratella
Home Advantage Tip 6: Track & Field Workout from home
Home Advantage Tip 7: Speed and Agility Workout at Home
Home Advantage Tip 8: Plyometrics with Ed Fern and Michelle Farmer
Home Advantage Tip 9: Feet and Leg Conditioning with Lara Hockly and Ed Fern
Olympic Ambassador Schools Programme: Sarah Cowley Ross

BADMINTON
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Mastering the Backhand Serve
Home Advantage Tip 2: The Backhand and Forearm Underarm Stroke
Home Advantage Tip 3: How to Nail Your Footwork
Home Advantage Tip 4: Changing Grips & Footwork
Home Advantage Tip 5: How to Change Grip in a Rally Situation
Home Advantage Tip 6: Footwork Warm up Drills with Anona Park
Home Advantage Tip 7: The Backhand Net Shot with Brent Miller
Home Advantage Tip 8: Forehand Serve with Brent Miller
Home Advantage Tip 9: Overhead Swing & Smash with Brent Miller

BASKETBALL
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Dribbling with Tall Black Taylor Britt
Home Advantage Tip 2: Dribbling Drills with Tall Fern, Micaela Cocks
Home Advantage Tip 3: Ball Skills with Jarrod Kenny
Home Advantage Tip 4: Dribbling with Jarrod Kenny
Home Advantage Tip 5: Shooting Drills with Isaac and Dan Fotu
Home Advantage Tip 6: Shooting and Footwork Drills with Kalani Purcell
Home Advantage Tip 7: Footwork & Combination Drills with Nat Taylor
Home Advantage Tip 8: Ball Handling & Passing Drills with Penina Davidson
Home Advantage Tip 9: Defensive Exercises with Toni Farnworth

CANOE RACING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Core work at home with Kayla Imrie

CANOE SLALOM
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Luuka Jones

CYCLING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
 Agility, Bunny Hops and Skids with Rebecca Petch
Home Advantage Tip 2: Explosive Jump Training with Ethan Mitchell
Home Advantage Tip 3: Core Workout with Ally Wollaston

DRAGON BOATING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Paddling Technique Workout at Home

FOOTBALL
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Football 101
Home Advantage Tip 2: Ball Control with Zoe McMeeken
Home Advantage Tip 3: Ball Control with Alyssa Whinham
Home Advantage Tip 4: Football Workout at home with Freya Lodge-Whitman
Home Advantage Tip 5: Skills & Drills Training at Home with Jasmine Donald
Home Advantage Tip 6: Footwork and First Touch with Ellena Firth
Home Advantage Tip 7: Heading the Ball with Kate Taylor
Home Advantage Tip 8: First Touch with Sammie Seniors
Capital Football Tips: Individual Home Programme

GOLF
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Putting with NZ Pro Ryan Fox
Home Advantage Tip 2: Recovery Shots with Luke Toomey

GYMNASTICS
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Aerobics: Fundamental Movements & Transitions
Home Advantage Tip 2:
Trampolining: How to Seat Drop, Front Drop and Back Drop
Home Advantage Tip 3:
Trampolining: How to Stomach Drop with Maddie Davidson
Home Advantage Tip 4:
Floor Tricks with Courtney McGregor
Home Advantage Tip 5:
Artist Gymnastics with Misha Koudinov

KARATE
Home Advantage Tip 1:
An Introduction to Punches, Kicks and Blocks
Home Advantage Tip 2:
How to Gyaku Zuki Punch & Competition Kick
Home Advantage Tip 3:
Coordination & Fighting Stance with Chiemu Iioka and Jade Taylor

SKATEBOARDING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
How to Ollie & Kickflip

SNOW SPORTS
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Skiing Skills with Olympian Beau-James Well
Home Advantage Tip 2: Freestyle Skiing Technique with the Porteous Brothers

SOFTBALL
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Fielding with the White Sox: The Lewin Sisters
Home Advantage Tip 2:
 Hitting with the White Sox: The Lewin Sisters
Home Advantage Tip 3:
Practising Outfield Skills with the White Sox
Home Advantage Tip 4:
Infield drills with The White Sox
Home Advantage Tip 5:
Bat Tricks with Cole Evans

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Power of the Mind with Hamish McIntosh
Home Advantage Tip 2:
Sports Visualisation Techniques with Hamish McIntosh
Home Advantage Tip 3: How to Improve Your Concentration for Sports Performance
Home Advantage Tip 4:
Thinking About Playing Again Post Lockdown

SURFING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Training at home with Billy Stairmand

SURF LIFE SAVING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Core Strength with Danielle McKenzie

SWIMMING
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Reaction Time with Olympian Helena Gasson
Home Advantage Tip 2: How to Improve Turns with NZ Aqua Blacks
Home Advantage Tip 3: Breaststroke Technique Tips

SQUASH
Home Advantage Tip 1:
 Squash World No.5 Paul Coll’s Workout
Home Advantage Tip 2: How to train at home with Paul Coll
Home Advantage Tip 3: Ball Control with Paul Coll

TENNIS
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Tennis with NZ Pro Artem Sitak
Home Advantage Tip 2:
Volley & Smash with No.1 Junior Vivian Yang
Home Advantage Tip 3:
 Balance with NZ Pro Emily Fanning
Home Advantage Tip 4:
 Skills with Mike Venus
Home Advantage Tip 5:
Drills with your Bubble Buddy
Home Advantage Tip 6:
 How to Improve Forehand and Backhand Strokes
Home Advantage Tip 7:
 How to Improve your Forehand and Backhand Smash
Home Advantage Tip 8:
 Backhand & Forehand Drills with NZ Tennis Duo
Home Advantage Tip 9:
Volley Variations and Approach with Nick Jacques

TOUCH
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Touch Perfect Pass
Home Advantage Tip 2: Touch Challenge
Home Advantage Tip 3: Dayna Turnbull Passing Drills
Home Advantage Tip 4: Passing from Dummy Half with Potene Paewai
Home Advantage Tip 5: Agility, Speed, Coordination 
Home Advantage Tip 6: Defence with Touch Blacks Head Coach Hike Pene
Home Advantage Tip 7: Gripping the Ball with One Hand +TIKTOK Challenge
Home Advantage Tip 8: Profiling- 5 metre defence
Home Advantage Tip 9: Tap, Scoop, Touchdown
Home Advantage Tip 10: Practising Defence & Evasion at home with Damian Burden
Home Advantage Tip 11: Touch and Pass Activities
Home Advantage Tip 12: How to Plant the Ball and Initiate the Touch
Home Advantage Tip 13: Learn How to Juggle and Improve Coordination
Home Advantage Tip 14: How To Enter and Win a Ruck
Home Advantage Tip 15: How to Perform a Three Man Drive
Home Advantage Tip 16: How to Perform a Wrap and Cut
Home Advantage Tip 17: Depth Pass Technique
Home Advantage Tip 18: How to Slide Dive with Corey Tauwhare
Home Advantage Tip 19: Catching Specific Drills with Lovey Woodhouse
Home Advantage Tip 20: Reaction and Evasion with Daniel De Thierry
Home Advantage Tip 21: Scooping with Mitchell Bialy
Home Advantage Tip 22: Referee Specific Training with Harley Wall

ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Learn the Forehand, Backhand and Hammer Throw Techniques

WATER POLO
Home Advantage Tip 1:
Passing and Ball Control

WEIGHTLIFTING
Olympic Ambassador Schools Programme:
Richie Patterson

WRESTLING
Home Advantage Tip 1: Wrestling Drills & Pummeling

HOCKEY RESOURCES

Dribbling Skills

Passing and Receiving

Spatial Awareness and Small Games

Tackling

Symptoms of Concussion

If the person has any of the following symptoms, they may have concussion:

•                     not remembering what happened immediately before or after the injury

•                     confusion, difficulty concentrating

•                     loss of judgement and coordination, walking unsteadily, dizziness

•                     slurred speech

•                     headache that lasts a long time or gets worse

•                     vomiting or nausea

•                     ringing in their ears

•                     pupils of their eyes being different sizes

•                     changes in vision (what they can see)

•                     becoming sensitive to light

•                     loss of smell or taste.

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