Sport

Perdeby cricket guide

NTOMBI MKANDHLA

Cricket is one of the most played sports both locally and internationally. The LC de Villiers Sports Campus boasts world-class cricket facilities. Those excellent amenities, coupled with the expertise of dedicated coaches and staff, have honed the skills of some of the best cricketers the world has ever seen. Below, Perdeby has compiled some basic information of how the game is played and how students can get involved in any of the teams Assupol TuksCricket has to offer.

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Work out from home: A guide to fitness applications, blogs, vlogs and social media

NTOKOZO ZONDO

Time management and long-term commitment to time management is something many students struggle with, particularly if it is not related academics. Students sacrifice many things in their lives for the pursuit of education, with an active lifestyle being one of them.

However, technology has enabled people to work-out from the comfort of their homes with the use of the internet. Gone are the days of missing the gym, exercise routines and money on membership subscriptions that are not utilized. Now people can get fit and healthy in the comfort of their homes at any time of the day, depending on their needs, and at no cost.

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Five minutes with TuksNetball’s Tshina Mdau

CHAD JOHNSTON

Tshina Mdau was one of Tuks Netball’s 2017 team star players. Perdeby had the opportunity to get some insight from Mdau on last season’s success, as well as her take on the role that is played by sport in a student’s life.

 

The team in general has had a wonderful and successful season. What do you think are some of the factors that have contributed to the team’s success?

We just didn’t dwell on the past, and we were not willing to let the past define us. So, we were [fortified] mentally. We had a few new girls [on] who brought different dynamics [to] the team. Furthermore, we all had the same goal as a team, and there was no time for personal ideals. We were all very team-oriented.

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Get fit with Patience Masara

ASHLEY MAGWINDIRI

Perdeby had the pleasure of speaking to Patience Masara, a third year Social Work student, about her fitness journey and how it has motivated other people.

 

Why did you decide to become a fitness trainer?

I made the decision to start training because I would always get people who would ask a lot about how I train, what I eat, and how I remain consistent. That’s when I realized that I could actually help people [on] their fitness journeys.

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TuksArchery: A springboard for local archers

ANTHONY JORDAAN

TuksArchery has shown exponential growth. In 2017 alone, the club has hosted events ranging from the TuksArchery Provincial Championships, the June Autumn Championships, the TuksArchery Winter Challenge and the North Gauteng Provincial Indoor Championships.

Athletic success may most accurately be depicted by pointing towards the qualification of Tuks athletes for the July World Cup event in Germany, the Senior World Championships in Mexico, and the Junior World Championships in Argentina.

Five Tuks Archers represented Team SA in the compound archery divisions at the World Cup in Berlin and another five competed in the Rosario 2017 World Archery Youth Championships held in Argentina. Six players from the club were chosen to represent South Africa at the IFAA World Indoor Archery Championships held in Romania from March to April.

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