Leading Athletics

  • Course Dates: 17.Sep.2017
  • Location: Stantonbury Arts & Leisure, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes, MK14 6BN
  • Cost: £50
  • Course Code: SC1141
  • Booking Deadline: 01.Sep.2017

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £30

To book online please click here


Leading Athletics is an exciting new leadership workshop for those looking to lead athletics activities for young athletes. Packed full of useful tips and ideas, this three hour workshop is supported by a Workbook, Support Resource and a series of Game Cards which aid delivery.

All content comes in an interactive App (the resource is also available in book format if required).

Please note: The minimum age for this workshop is 14.

Supported by a series of interactive resources, Leading Athletics is perfect for anyone wishing to lead an athletics session. A must for those new to the sport, the resources include information on the roles and responsibilities of a leader, how to lead a fun and inclusive athletics session, and further information on how to develop your leadership skills. Crammed with ‘Top Tips’ for effective delivery, the Support Resource also explores the key principles of running, jumping and throwing events whilst providing technical information which support these principles.

The Game Cards
The progressive Game Cards included in the full support resource demonstrate how to set up fun and engaging activates all designed to help introduce young athletes to the fundamentals of running, jumping and throwing.

The App
The Leading Athletics App complements the Leading Athletics Workshop and allows users to interactively deliver activities and seamlessly link to other support resources.

Anyone assisting a coach within a club organised session will be covered by the club’s public liability insurance. The club must be currently affiliated to their national association and the coach must hold a current licence (UKA Level 2 / Athletics Coach or above and an up to date DBS/CRB check).

Booking on Leading Athletics workshops

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More information

To find out more about the process of qualifying as a coach, and what each level of coaching qualification involves, please go to www.englandathletics.org/qualifying-as-a-coach.

To find out more about officiating please see www.englandathletics.org/officials.

To find out more about courses for Primary and Secondary Teachers click here

Terms and conditions

To download the England Athletics Booking and Cancellation Policy please click here.

To view the code of conduct for coaches, officials and other roles please see www.uka.org.uk/governance/policies/.