Jason Tee

Jason Tee

Coach educator and performance consultant


Jason Tee is a sports coach and scientist with broad experience in talent development, injury prevention and coach education. He has worked across the development pathway from grassroot to international competition. Jason combines research evidence with real-world experience to produce effective performance solutions.

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. Courses take place intermittently, please contact clinical solutions for details on when the next course is taking place

Tactical Periodisation - Designing Training from your Game Model

In this module, we will look at how to teach a game model to players through training. At the end of the module you will understand how to create a training session based on your game model. This short e-learning course will get you started on implementing your own game model for your team. https://www.rugbycoachweekly.net/courses/turn-your-game-model-into-a-training-session/

Tactical Periodisation - Designing a Game Model

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

Agile Approaches to Training Prescription

The prescription of physical training is a challenging task because human performance is affected by a range of interrelated factors. Navigating this complex space is best achieved through an agile planning approach where training prescription is adjusted in response to adaptation and fatigue. This presentation discusses planning frameworks that allow for responsive training prescription. Topic to be covered include iterative planning cycles, autoregulation, non-linear periodisation, velocity based training and the use of GPS.

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.

Recent Posts

Athlete voices in sports injury: The untapped resource

Researchers obtain qualitative data through first-hand observation, interviews, questionnaires, and other non-numerical sources of information. Jason Tee explores how clinicians can utilize the qualitative data and the athlete’s voice to improve rehabilitation outcomes.

Practice makes progress: evidence, experience, and expectations in rehabilitation design

Sports medicine professionals aim to use the latest evidence in athlete rehabilitation. However, the reality of evidence-based injury rehabilitation is complex. Jason Tee identifies how to narrow the ‘science-practice gap’ and develop individualized, athlete-focused rehabilitation plans.

The control-chaos continuum: A thinking tool for rehabilitation professionals

In 2016, leading sports injury rehabilitation experts drafted a consensus statement to define the three critical return to sport (RTS) stages following injury(1). These exist on a continuum and are designated (1) return to participation, (2) return to sport, and (3) return to performance.

Recent Publications

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The effect of acute sleep extension vs active recovery on post exercise recovery kinetics in rugby union players

Effect of extended sleep on recovery from training in rugby union players

Injury risk factors and barriers to their mitigation for women playing rugby league - a Delphi study

Delphi study of Women’s Rugby League experts to determine feasible strategies for injury prevention.

Playing through the pain - The prevalence of perceived shoulder dysfunction in uninjured rugby players using the Rugby Shoulder Score

Cross sectional survey demonstrating that the prevanlence of shoulder dysfunction in uninjured rugby league players is high.