New Zealand’s Best Kept Ski-cret

As the Ski Fit Network grows, I have been fortunate to spend time in some of the most desirable ski fields for Western Australian Snowriders. I have been able to meet the dedicated people who are responsible for the highest level of medical and rehabilitation care in...

What is it we are trying to Prevent?

It has now been 2 years since the foundation of the Ski Fit Network, a project designed to reduce injury to Perth based snow riders. We know that injury risk in this population is increased by multiple factors; 1. Physical conditioning and tolerance to the intended...

Knee Bracing for Skiing – Hakuba Physio

  Principal Physiotherapist James Weir and Principal Physiotherapist Benny Pagett of Hakuba Physio talk the benefits of Knee Bracing for prevention and management of knee injuries on the...

Hip Strengthening for skiers and Snowboarders

SKI FIT NETWORK Principal Physiotherapist James Weir speaks about the multiple directions and movements to be considered to optimise hip strength. This is a key foundation for strength on the...

Proprioception for Snow Sports

  One of the most under trained elements of preparation for snow sports when in Western Australia, is balance and proprioception. It is a critical element in injury prevention in a dynamic and challenging environment. Find out why it’s important and 5 easy...

Warm Up for your Snow Day

  Warming up on your Snow Day is a critical element in your overall Prevention and Management Plan for your trip. This is an easy to follow and effective 15 minute warm up to get your body in tune for the adventure ahead! Any Questions? Get in touch! Notice:...

Getting the most out of a short trek to Queenstown

Like most Perth based snow riders, I relish the opportunity to get into the snow. It’s been a fascination of mine for years and it still makes me grin ear to ear whenever I see it. Also, as like most of us, I don’t get to spend nearly as much time as I...

Plyometric Applications for Skiing and Snowboarding

Plyometrics and dynamic impact exercises are a great way to incorporate all of your summer and autumn strength work into a more functional and explosive mode of training. I love this stuff, but it relies on your foundation strength and stability in your lower limbs to...