Sports & Recreation

Are you looking for ways to understand and improve your sporting performance? Are you interested in pursuing a sports related career?

This course is designed for students who are interested in folowing a sports related pathway.

Students will study in a sports themed programme and gain Level 2 credits. Students will also choose 2 other subjects that they are interested in with the aim of achieving NCEA Level 2 certificate.

In Sports and Recreation course, you’ll explore:

  • High intensity, competitive situations
  • Range of methods of training including understanding of and participation in resistance, circuit, interval flexibility and continuous training
  • Team and individual based activities
  • Injury prevention and management – stretching, strapping, protective clothing
  • Sports nutrition, supplements
  • Clothing/footwear/equipment
  • Technology and analysis of technique
  • Introduction to anatomy and biomechanics
  • Fitness testing


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Hagley Tertiary Pathways Programme

03 379 3090