Jason Tee

Jason Tee

Coach educator and performance consultant


Jason Tee is a sports coach and scientist with broad experience in the areas of talent development, injury prevention and coach education. He has worked across the development pathway from grassroot to international competition. Jason’s approach is to combine research evidence with practitioner experience to produce performance solutions with real-world effectiveness.

Jason is a nationally ranked research scientist and is available for research supervision, coach education and development, and performance consulting.


  • Coach development
  • Injury prevention
  • Optimising performance


  • PhD in Sports Science, 2016

    University of Johannesburg

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Accredited since 2011


  • MSc in Sports Science, 2009

    University of the Witwatersrand

  • BSc (Hons) in Exercise Science, 2006

    University of Cape Town


Coach education workshops

1 to 1 coach development and mentorship

Sports performance consulting


Research in practice internships


Principles of Strength and Conditioning in Injury Rehabilitation

This course develops a fundamental understanding of strength and conditioning training principles to be applied into injury rehabilitation. The course consists of both theory and practical based sessions including case studies and program design. Next course 6 to 7 March 2021

Tactical Periodisation for Coaches

The best place to start implementing tactical periodisation is developing an effective game model. A game model is a way of training and playing to allow your team to achieve their potential. This short e-learning course will get you started on developing your own game model for your team. https://www.rugbycoachweekly.net/courses/play-to-your-potential-with-a-game-model/

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Biokinetics Podcast

A discussion with exercise scientist and conditioning coach Dr Jason Tee on the acute:chronic workload paradigm

Rugby Renegade Podcast

Jason discusses the pitfalls of the Acute Chronic workload ratio, how to return to sport following covid 19, integrating rugby and physical preparation and how to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Practical Solutions to Applying a Tactical Periodisation approach within Rugby

We are delighted to offer a live webinar on the Practical Solutions to Applying a Tactical Periodisation approach within Rugby. The panel will consist of, Mike Ashford (Rugby Coach and PhD Student from Leeds Beckett), Jason Tee (Visiting Fellow at Leeds Beckett and Denmark Sevens S&C coach), Brett Igoe (Senior Lecturer at Carlow IT and Leinster U18 Assistant Coach), and Michael Ayres (Senior Lecturer – St Mary’s University, Chelsea FC Academy and Leinster Rugby)

Recent Posts

Improving compliance with injury prevention programs

Injury prevention is dull, but necessary. In most cases athletes would prefer to be doing something else. Here are some ideas based in behavioural psychology for how we can drive engagement!

Injuries in female athletes: reframing the weaker sex narrative

Female athletes suffer more sports injuries than their male counterparts. In this article I explore the reasons behind these high injury rates and demonstrate some surprising facts that turn the female frailty narrative on its head. The problem is not all Q-angles and strength differences…

Injury prevention programs: facts and figures for decision-makers

An evidence-based insight into how clinicians, athletes and coaches can quantify an injury prevention program’s value.

Recent Publications

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Objective sleep patterns and validity of self-reported sleep monitoring across different playing levels in rugby union

Sleep patterns differ across age groups within a rugby playing population. Self reported sleep diaries are a reliable method of collecting sleep data, but are subject to bias that needs to be corrected for.

Utilising a tactical periodization framework to simulate match demands during rugby sevens training

Tactical periodisation is an approach the aims to develop technical, tactical physical and mental performance characteristics simultaneously through integrated training.

The travel demands of an elite rugby sevens team: Effects on objective and subjective sleep parameters

Description of how eastwards or westwards travel effects key sleep parameters for sevens world series players