Surf Life Saving South Australia (SLSSA) have collaborated with Flinders University, specifically SHAPE Research Centre to improve surf life saving youth performance.

SLSSA and SHAPE Research Centre have the view to developing a sustainable facility for elite athletes.

Utilising a combinations of expert's in their respected fields, SHAPE facilitate athletes development through enhancing their knowledge of their physical development, sports psychology and sports nutrition. Our aim is to assist these athletes to learn, grow and develop into the best athletes, but more importantly, the best people possible. To assist in the development of these young athletes, we encourage parents and coaches to participate.

We share Surf Life Saving South Australia's goal of developing athletes from a young age to be more competitive at a National and International level.



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