Sports Locker Room workshop

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  • Location: Sunshine Coast Function Centre, Caloundra 4551 Queensland

The Caloundra sporting community is being encouraged to tap into a wealth of knowledge and expertise at the upcoming Bligh Government Sports Locker Room workshop on Thursday 5 August.

Sport Minister Phil Reeves said the free workshop is geared towards local athletes, coaches, clubs, and sports participants.

"The forum will provide participants with useful tips and information on sporting related topics for people working at the grassroots level," Mr Reeves said.

"There will be presentations from World champion kiteboarder Rebecca Colefax, sports psychologist Dr Phil Jauncey, exercise physiologist and lecturer Chris Weier, and former Paralympian and biomechanics expert Brendan Burkett.

"Topics covered in the forum will focus on strength and conditioning, high performance techniques, making the most of your sport and the future of biomechanics in sport.

"It also provides the sporting community with an opportunity to exchange ideas with professionals."

Mr Reeves said the Sports Locker Room Workshops have been a hit with the sporting community.

"Since 2001 more than 255 Sports Locker Room forums have been held across the state, attended by more than 13,000 Queenslanders from Coolangatta to the Torres Strait," Mr Reeves said.

"These workshops highlight the Bligh Government's commitment to developing more sport and recreation opportunities for everyone.

"Encouraging people to boost their physical activity and live a healthy active lifestyle will help us work towards our Toward Q2: Tomorrow's Queensland goal of making Queenslanders Australia's healthiest people.

"Our aim is to cut obesity levels by one third by 2020."

The Caloundra Sports Locker Room will be held at the Sunshine Coast Function Centre, Caloundra RSL, 19 West Terrace, Caloundra, from 6.30 to 8.30pm, Thursday 5 August.

For more information, visit

Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Sport
The Honourable Phil Reeves

Sport and Recreation - Queensland Government, Department of Communities :
PO Box 15187, City East Qld 4002, Brisbane
07 3237 0098
1300 656 191
07 3235 4723
Sport and Recreation - Queensland Government, Department of Communities

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Sunshine Coast Function Centre, Caloundra

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