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The Regional Technical Days are a series of workshops taking place in six different locations around the country over the weekends of the 7th or 8th November 2015 and 19th 20th March 2016.
The movement skills involved in running, jumping and throwing will be the focus of a series of three workshops organised by your local Club and Coach Support Officer.
It was the start of the cross-country season and the autumn road-racing season continued this weekend. Athletics Weekly reports on XC events in Surrey, South Shields, Kent, Winchester, Redbridge and Bedford and road events from Peterborough and Yorkshire.
People taking the Coaching Assistant qualification will now have access to the Athletics 365 App included as part of their booking. The App which supports the delivery of Athletics 365 and its associated resources previously had to be bought separately. If you have already completed the qualification you use Athletics 365 resources in your coaching can still buy the App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. For more details see www.englandathletics.org/athletics-365-app.
On the 8th October, a team of 16 girls and 14 boys from Poole AC, running as "Poole Pheidippides", completed the latest Eveque England Athletics World Marathon Challenge.
This year's West Midland regional awards were held at the Tally Ho in Edgbaston Birmingham. The evening organised by the West Midlands regional council celebrates the work of clubs, coaches, leaders and officials for their contribution to the sport.
The 'Up and Run England Running' Group in Sevenoaks, Kent was set up by Shona Campbell, a qualified Running Coach and Harriet Heal, a Clinical Psychologist, the running group supports women with depression, anxiety and low self esteem.
Being familiar with the processes for a doping control test will help you fully inform your athletes of what to expect during a test and, importantly, what their rights are, such as always asking to see valid photo identification and their right to be accompanied by a representative. UKA have produced a video that you and your athletes will find useful.
A series of workshops have been arranged for across the country to help you, as a coach, develop your technical knowledge of athletics events.