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There is no ‘I’ in team, but there is a ‘me’

There is no ‘I’ in team, but there is a ‘me’

Today I am going to write about something a little controversial – the ‘I’ in team. We are taught from a young age that there is no ‘I’ in team.  We consistently hear phrases from parents, coaches and teachers such as: ‘We are all in this together’ ‘The team is only...

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Taping does not alter PFJ alignment or contact area

Taping does not alter PFJ alignment or contact area

Many people experience anterior knee pain at some time in their life, and chances are that if you are one of those people, you will have had your knee taped by your health professional.  Typically the explanation given is that the patella is not tracking correctly in...

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RockStar – Lukaz Catubig

RockStar – Lukaz Catubig

This week we want to introduce you to RockStar Lukaz, or as he’s usually introduced, Lukaz ‘The Lycan’ Catubig. Originally from the Philippines, Lukaz is a Melbourne-based MMA fighter with an 11 win and 6 loss record, fighting in both Australia and Asia. He also holds...

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The stupidity of SMART goals

The stupidity of SMART goals

Harvard once did a study on their business school students. They found that only 3% of students had written down their goals. Quite a low number considering that Harvard students are meant to be some of the highest achieving individuals. The interesting thing was when...

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Mastering skill: Beyond unconscious competence

As a trampolinist, people unfamiliar with the sport often used to watch me compete and ask ‘How do you do all those somersaults? What do you think about when you’re upside down?’ The answer rarely satisfies them because I don’t actually think about much at all. For...

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RockStar – Caley Reece

RockStar – Caley Reece

Caley Reece has lived the dream of anyone that’s ever watched a martial arts movie and wanted to show off their own moves… She’s a 6-time World Champion in the sport of Muay Thai.  Originating in Thailand, it’s one of the toughest martial arts there is. And perhaps an...

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Instructor Summit – Mexico 2017

Instructor Summit – Mexico 2017

At RockTape we are extremely fortunate to have some of the best minds working on our education programs.  In early January, Steve, our Education Director, was lucky enough to join RockTape educators from the US, UK, Canada, and Mexico in Puerto Vallarta for the annual...

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Kinesiology tape for recovery – reducing DOMS

Kinesiology tape for recovery – reducing DOMS

DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, is a common symptom following intense bouts of exercise, and something that most of us have felt at one time or another.  There is growing evidence of benefits from applying kinesiology tape to key muscle groups following...

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New – Goanna RockTape pattern

New – Goanna RockTape pattern

Our new Indigenous Goanna design has been many months in the making.  We were originally approached about doing an Indigenous design by Bree Sauer, an Exercise Physiologist from Gatton in Queensland.  Bree had been working with a boy named Marcellus, and his father...

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RockTape Courses

RockTape Courses

RockTape courses are Australia’s most popular kinesiology tape courses.  Since 2010 we have conducted over 500 full and half day courses, attended by more than 10,000 people.  Why the interest? Unlike other methods, RockTape’s taping protocol is based on an...

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Kinesiology tape reduces cold-induced pain

Kinesiology tape reduces cold-induced pain

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests kinesiology tape may be helpful in reducing pain.  The exact mechanism by which this occurs remains somewhat speculative.  It has traditionally been taught that by applying kinesiology tape with some stretch,...

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Rocktape interview with Mariafe Artacho del Solar

Rocktape interview with Mariafe Artacho del Solar

What’s your favourite colour RockTape and why? I love all the bright colours! Especially hot pink! They stand out and look really cool! What are three songs on your pre-competition play list? Final song - Mo One dance - Drake I love you always forever - Betty who What...

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