60 Kent officials recently attended a development day held at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford. The aim of the day was to create a learning and sharing environment, with experienced officials cascading down all the knowledge they have gleaned over the years to the less experienced.
As part of our 2016 Consultation programme, England Athletics would like to receive feedback from clubs and individuals on the venues and locations that we use for our meetings.
There was a great turn out recently for a Flying Coach visit requested by Hart Road Runners.
The Steeplechase Centre, based at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford, Kent, is holding practical sessions to improve hurdling, barriers clearance and water jump skills.
Swale Combined AC were proud winners of our easyfundraising #spendChristmas campaign and their prize was a club visit from England Athletics ambassador Perri Shakes-Drayton. Club members worked together and by purchasing their Christmas shopping online through easyfundraising, they raised enough money to purchase some new hurdles and shot puts for the club.
Oxfordshire Sport and Physical Activity (OxSPA) has launched a new partnership with online facility portal SchoolHire. The partnership will provide the public with access to sports facilities throughout Oxfordshire and give schools and other facilities the opportunity to maximise the use of their sports halls, pitches and courts.
Our Movement Skill workshops take place in the Southern region on the 6th, 7th and 13th February. The workshops will support learning from the Coaching Assistant and LiRF courses and aim to deepen understanding of functional movement.
Precision Athletics are running the first 2016 session of their popular free "Play Days" on 21st February. The EDM is the Electronic Distance Measuring device used by field judges at meetings and this is a good chance to get to grips with EDM equipment in an informal setting.
Movement Skills workshop two for coaches and leaders are running across the South on Saturday 16th January (Chelmsford and Milton Keynes), and Sunday 17th January (Horsham), and places are still available.
Inspired by the This Girl Can campaign, Oxfordshire Sport Physical Activity have an exciting funding opportunity for anyone looking to get Oxfordshire ladies active in 2016.