Coaching News

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Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 10th to 16th April 2017 are listed.

Bud Baldaro and ‘Bud’s Run’ once again fundraising

Bud's run, a charity event for Parkinson's UK created by endurance coach Bud Baldaro is to return in 2017. As well as supporting coaches as part of England Athletics' coach development programmes, Bud has coached many international athletes and been the voice of the commentary at athletics events including the English National cross country and road relays. This year's event will take place shortly after Bud's 70th birthday.

BASC bursaries available for coaches and officials

The British Athletics Supporters' Club (BASC) is looking to assist Coaches and Officials with bursaries. BASC will award sums of up to £250 to successful applicants who wish to pursue higher standards. This might possibly, but not exclusively, involve attending a qualification course run by UK Athletics, England Athletics or similar organisations.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 27th March to 2nd April 2017 are listed.

Coaches and athletes enjoy workshop led by Jenny Meadows

Forty athletes, coaches and plain fans were hosted by Birmingham University recently, thanks to Head of Athletics Luke Gunn. They were there to welcome the great Jenny Meadows as part of the England Athletics National Coach Development (Youth) Programme, which is overseen by Coach and Athlete Development Manager - Scott Grace. The workshop was organised by the programme's Midlands Cell Lead, Matt Long, with the support of Les Grant.

England Athletics delivery from April 2017

England Athletics would like to update you on its planned delivery from April 2017. This work is directly aligned with the Strategic Plan for the period which was announced last year, and will be supported by the Sport England funding for the sport which was announced in February.

Latest coaching resources at uCoach.com

uCoach is the online resource for athletics coaches in the UK - a one-stop shop for coaches to access information about coach development, coaching qualifications, events, news and coaching resources. Updates from 6th to 12th March 2017 are listed.

Steeplechase training for beginners and improvers

A series of steeplchase training sessions at the Julie Rose stadum in Kent are now available over the next few weeks. There is a weekly session for beginners which includes an introduction to the event, hurdling and barrier clearance. This is followed by a performance development session for those with some experience and consists of practical sessions to improve hurdling, barrier clearance and water jump skills.

Athlete wellbeing - spot the early signs of eating disorders

England Athletics works with a range of partners to promote the wellbeing of all athletes involved in the sport, whatever their ability, aspiration or event. We want to help clubs and those involved in the sport in adopting a preventative approach to identify athletes who may be at the early stages of eating disorders.

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