Coaching webinars

Our Coaching and Athlete Development Team aims to provide coaches and leaders with more online learning and training opportunities – developing a regular programme of online coaching webinars hosted by one of our team or lead coaches.

The series of webinars focuses on a range of specific themes and it’s free to register. The latest webinars on offer are featured in the below schedule but please check back as details of more webinars are added regularly. If you missed anything, you can also use our Watch Again function. If you have any suggestions of topics that you’d like to see covered in our webinars then scroll down to submit your ideas via our online form.

From Monday 16 November onwards England Athletics will be hosting a monthly online Youth Development Networking Group gathering via Zoom for any coach wishing to chat with like-minded youth development coaches. Click to find out more and book online or you can also book via the links below (14 December and 18 Januay).

Webinar schedule

Monday 23 November 2020 8-9pm – Endurance – academic research. Implications for the design of training sessions
Hosted by Andrew Renfree
Click to register

Friday 27 November 6-7.30pm – The Masters Athlete – Physiological changes occurring with age, training and nutritional strategies, peri menopause, menopause and beyond, dealing with illness and chronic medical conditions
Hosted by Dr Nicky Keay
Click to register

Monday 30 November 2020 6-7pm – Endurance – Session planning for endurance athletes. Micro, meso and macro training cycles
Hosted by Andi Drake
Click to register

Wednesday 2 December 7.30-8.30pm – Jumps – Coaching the Triple Jump – step landing into jump take-off, flight, and landing
Hosted by Aston Moore
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Thursday 3 December – Throws – An interview with a special discus guest Mark Chapman
Pre-record released on to www.athleticshub.co.uk

Saturday 5 December 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Long Jump – acceleration and take-off
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (North), Jamie French
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 5 December 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: High Jump – full approach run work and scissor jumps (inc. take-off drills)
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South West), Denis Doyle.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 5 December 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Pole Vault – approach run: run-up structure
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (Midlands), Kate Rooney.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 5 December 2.30-4.30pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Triple Jump –
Acceleration and short approach Jumps/combination bounds
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South East), Guy Spencer.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Friday 11 December 2020 7.30pm – Pole Vault Coaching Q&A webinar (topics include coaching journey, coaching philosophy, approach to coaching pole vault)
With Steven Taeleman (Belgian coach to Ben Broeders), Steve Rippon (Technical pole vault advisor to the Finnish Athletics Federation), Gustaf Hultgren (Swedish coach)
Hosted by British Athletics National Performance Institute Senior Coach, Scott Simpson.
Click to register

Saturday 12 December 2020 10am – Endurance – Let’s start with A Question of Performance. Considerations of athletic development
Hosted by Mark Brace
Click to register

Monday 14 December 6pm – Youth Development Networking Group
Click to register

Thursday 17 December 8pm – Throws – Mastering the fundamentals: Hammer throwing in clubs
Hosted by Gary Herrington
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Sunday 3 January 2-6pm – Throws Masterclass webinar with Ashley Kovacs
Book now for our special masterclass webinar as Ashley Kovacs, coach to World Champion shot putter Joe Kovacs, joins us from Stateside for live presentations and Q&A sessions. Book your place on this exclusive webinar – with early bird discounts for anyone booking by 30 Nov plus discounts for registered members.
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Thursday 7 January 8pm – Throws – An Interview with special hammer guest Gary Herrington
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Friday 8 January 2020 7.30pm – Pole Vault coaching Q&A webinar featuring Katerina Stefanidi, Holly Bradshaw and Katie Nageotte 
Hosted by Steve Simpson
Click to register

Monday 18 January 6pm – Youth Development Networking Group
Click to register

Thursday 21 January 8pm – Throws – Mastering the fundamentals: Shot put throwing in clubs
Hosted by Stuart Carlaw
Click to register

Thursday 4 February 8pm – Throws – Peaking for championships
Hosted by Mark Chapman
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Saturday 6 February 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Long Jump – upright running and take-off/flight
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (North), Jamie French
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 6 February 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Pole Vault – plant and take-off: planting the pole
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (Midlands), Kate Rooney.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 6 February 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: High Jump -full approach run work and short approach take-offs (inc. transition drills)
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South West), Denis Doyle.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 6 February 2.30-4.30pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Triple Jump – Upright running and Hop/Step phases (inc. Swing drills)
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South East), Guy Spencer.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Thursday 4 March 8pm – Throws – An Interview with special javelin guest David Turner
Click to register

Saturday 27 March 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: High Jump – full approach jumps
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South West), Denis Doyle.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 27 March 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Pole Vault – on pole technique: swing and invert
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (Midlands), Kate Rooney.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 27 March 2-4pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Long Jump – run-up structure and flight/landing
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (North), Jamie French
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Saturday 27 March 2.30-4.30pm – Regional Online Coach Networks workshop: Triple Jump – Run-up structure and Full Triple Jump (inc. landing drills)
Hosted by England Athletics Regional Coach Lead (South East), Guy Spencer.
Click to find out more and book (£10)

Thursday 1 April 8pm – Throws – Physical preparation and planning for shot putters
Hosted by Stuart Carlaw
Click to register

More webinars are added to this schedule regularly…
You can also view our full list of webinars at englandathletics.clickmeeting.com

Watch Again

We upload the recordings of our webinars into the Coaching Resources section on our Athletics Hub platform so that people can still view the webinar if they’re unable to join us live.  Anyone can sign-up to access Athletics Hub.  The recordings are added approximately one week after their scheduled live date.  Click to visit Athletics Hub.


Submit your ideas

If you have an idea for the focus of one of our webinars, or you’d like us to cover a specific topic or theme, please send us your suggestions using the following form: