25.Jul.12 Keynote speaker announced for Midlands National Coaching Conference
Following on from the excitement of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the theme of the three England Athletics Conferences will be “Where next for coaching?” We are pleased to announce the first keynote speaker for the Midlands event.
Joanne Elphinston has worked with professional footballers, top golfers, and elite athletes from many other sports including cycling, rowing, rugby and athletics. We are extremely lucky to be able to have Jo deliver her expertise at the conference, Jo is an extremely well respected and influencial lecturer and physiotherapist who specialises in the efficiency of movement. Jo will be talking about the importance of correct movement patterns, conditioning and how this will impact upon athlete performance, and injury prevention. You can find more information about Jo and her work on her website.
To find out more about each event an how to book, click on a link below
- North: Leeds Metropolitan University on 29th September
- Midlands and South West: Birmingham High Performance Centre on 30th September
- South: Lee Valley Athletics Centre on 29th September
Each conference will allow coaches to get up to date with recent developments in coach education following the launch of both Coach and Event Group level online modules. In addition to workshops and keynote speeches, conferences will also introduce new online coaching resources and provide an opportunity to learn from and share with fellow coaches; coaches from the National Coach Development Programme will be on hand to share their experiences. Oour Coaching Marketplace will have information and demonstrations from a variety of organisations who may be able to support and inform your coaching.
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