Event Specific Technical Workshops

Event Specific Technical Workshops

 (Previously Regional Technical Days) 

These are a series of event technical workshops are to be held during winter with material that supports the content contained on the Athletics Coach (or Coach in Running Fitness) qualifications, but also adds to the knowledge and practice base of established coaches.

Costing £15 workshops will have their content delivered by Coach & Athlete Development Managers or National Coach Development Programme coaches.

The content will cover:

  • Greater understanding of how physical conditioning can help develop technique
  • Technical Progressions, looking at the sequential progressions and how these may differ from athlete to athlete
  • The use of effective drills and activities
  • Practical opportunities to develop coaching observation and intervention

More about what will be covered and details for booking on each of the event specific workshops is as follows:

Event Technical Workshop - Speed

For bookings and details see http://www.ulearnathletics.com/module/151

Classroom based content:

  • the underpinning movement principles of Running / Speed
  • the recommended Technical Progressions for Sprints and Hurdles (including starts)

Practical content:

  • Explore drills and activities which help develop:
    • The Start (Standing to Crouch)
    • Acceleration
    • Full Flight Running
    • The Hurdling Action
  • Developing your coaching eye
  • Discussing coaching interventions

Event Technical Workshop - Endurance

For bookings and details see http://www.ulearnathletics.com/module/149

Classroom based content:

  • the underpinning movement principles of Running / Race Walking
  • the recommended Technical Progressions for Endurance Activities

Practical content:

  • Explore drills and activities which help develop:
    • The Start (Standing)
    • Acceleration Running / Race Walking
    • Action Hurdling and Barrier Clearance
  • Developing your coaching eye
  • Discussing coaching interventions

Event Technical Workshop - Jumps

For bookings and details see http://www.ulearnathletics.com/module/152

Classroom based content:
the underpinning movement principles of jumps
the recommended Technical Progressions for High, Long and Triple Jump

Practical content:

  • Exploring drills and activities which help develop:
    • The Run up (Approach)
    • The Take-Off(s)
    • The Flight(s)
    • The Landing
  • Developing your coaching eye
  • Discussing coaching interventions

Event Technical Workshop - Throws

For bookings and details see http://www.ulearnathletics.com/module/150

Classroom based content:

  • the underpinning movement principles of Throws
  • the recommended Technical Progressions for Shot Put, Javelin and Discus

Practical content:

  • Exploring drills and activities which help develop:
    • Grip
    • Stance (Standing Throw and Power Positions)
    • Movement
    • Delivery and Release
  • Developing your coaching eye
  • Discussing coaching interventions