Achieving optimal performance at the right time in high level competition is difficult. Often excellent athletes or group of athletes can fail to perform at big events. A number of researchers in the field have shown that optimising stress levels is key to achieving long-term success: some stress is necessary to get ‘up’ for the event but too much stress can be detrimental. Over-training can thus be damaging and counter-productive. An athlete’s desire to compete can lead to over-training or short recovery times which can cause repetitive injury over the years. That’s where our test comes in: it allows continual management of an athlete’s stress levels so that training can be targeted and optimised.