Athletics was an integral part of The Games, an event organised by the Saints Foundation aimed at unleashing the potential of young people aged 12-17 in Southampton. Clubs in the area offered a wide ranging programme throughout the day ranging from a Boxing exhibition, Volleyball, tennis, Table Tennis, Street Golf, Hockey and Girls' Football.
As part of England Athletics programme the Endurance Performance And Coaching Centre (EPACC) at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, would like to invite coaches and athletes to a workshop from that will be based on planning the athletic year.
A final reminder to coaches that to take advantage of the Early Bird boking price of £30 for this year's South Coaching Conference then you must book on by this Sunday 31st August (post received by end of Monday accepted). Bookings made after this time will be charged the full price of £40.
Have you been a leader in running for a while and are you now looking to make the first steps to how to coach runners?
Booking is now available for each of the three England Athletics National Coaching Conferences and an early booking discount is currently available.
A reminder to all coaches that bookings for this year's coaching conference are now being taken. The early bird booking has been extended to Friday 29th August. This year's Southern conference, being held again at Lee Valley Regional Athletics centre is set to be one of the best ever, with workshops being held on a range of topics identified by local coaches as areas of need.
The Kent Athletics Coaching Classroom Project is a scheme that has just completed it second successful year. It took place prior to the Kent Young Athletes' League, with the purpose of giving under 13s or athletes new to the competition environment an opportunity to participate in a number of events on the timetable.
There are only two weeks to go to take advantage of the National Coaching Conference early bird booking. Book before 15th August 2014 and save £10. UPDATE: NOW 31st AUGUST Help to build a generation of talented athletes like Jessica Judd, Hayley McLean and Jodie Williams all competing at the Commonwealth Games and stepping up to the mark through support from their coaches.
Kent Endurance, part of the Kent and Medway Athletics Network, have held a series of Developing Steeplechasers workshops and races sessions over the past few months.
Bexley Athletics Club, a South London Athletics club and part of the Kent London Athletics Network were presented with their Clubmark recently at their track at Erith stadium. Julia Bailey, England Athletics Club and Coach Support Officer for South London was at hand to present the certificate to Karen Winfield OBE and Clubmark lead for Bexley AC and athletes of Bexley AC.