World Class Expertise & Thinking

What we do

Stronger Together

At the highest level of elite sport, winning margins are at their finest. That’s why everything we do at High Performance Sport NZ is designed to give athletes and coaches the edge. We work in partnership with National Sporting Organisations (NSOs) to make performances that microsecond faster or millimetre further, to put more New Zealanders on the podium.

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30+

targeted high performance sports and campaigns

531

high performance athletes in partnership with NSOs

93

High performance coaches in partnership with NSOs
How We Do It

Nothing to Chance

We’re proud to be the team behind the team. Our front line experts, in collaboration with NSOs provide elite athletes and coaches with holistic support that’s tailored to their precise needs. This gives them the best possible chance to perform at their peak and succeed on the world stage.

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How We Do It

Performance Innovation

We identify difficulties that athletes, sports and systems are experiencing - and use innovative solutions to achieve measurable performance improvements.

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Optimising Training

We devise athlete-focused, coach-led and performance-driven training programmes to ensure athletes are in perfect condition for major competitions.

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Maximising Performance

Providing athletes with the physical, tactical and psychological skills needed to produce medal-winning performances when it matters.

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Athlete Health and Wellbeing

We find ways to reduce the chances of injury and illness - two of the biggest obstacles to success our athletes face.

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Campaign Consultancy, Coaching & Leadership

We provide sports, coaches and athletes with the best possible support package, delivered by the finest practitioners in world-class environments.

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Developing HP Athletes

Our Athlete Development programme supports athletes who we expect to win medals at Paris 2024 and Beijing 2026 targeting future World, Olympic and Paralympic success.

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How We Do It

Performance Environments

Whatever kind of support NZ elite athletes and coaches need - it’s available at numerous training facilities across New Zealand.

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Performance Innovation
Optimising Training
Maximising Performance
Athlete Health and Wellbeing
Campaign Consultancy, Coaching & Leadership
Developing HP Athletes
Performance Environments
Nothing to Chance
pinnacle events

until

the Tokyo 2020 Games

December 2018

HPSNZ Reconfirms Core Investment for 2019

December 2018

Christian Penny Appointed CAP Leader

October 2018

Tackling Mental Health in Elite Sport

October 2018

Statement from Michael Scott

October 2018

HPSNZ committed to act on recommendations of Heron Review

July 2018

S&C Internship

May 2018

Choosing Dietary Supplements