Youth Endurance - coaching endurance for young athletes (Warrington)

Youth Endurance - coaching endurance for young athletes (Warrington)

Venue: Warrington Orford Jubilee, Jubilee Way, Orford, Warrington WA2 8HE

Description: The key considerations for the effective endurance coaching of young athletes including appropriate volumes and intensities of training for those at different ages and stages of development.

Content on this workshop will include:

  • Current information of the development of energy systems in young athletes
  • Appropriate training volumes and intensities for different ages of athletes
  • Consideration of the athlete’s long-term development including physical preparation, technical development and developing the whole child
  • Discussion and interactive session around planning appropriate endurance sessions for young athletes
  • Considerations specific to coaching developing female athletes

Deliverer: Matt Long

Dr Matt Long Matt the Editor of the BMC Newsletter, an England Athletics coach education tutor and the former Midlands cell lead for the national coach development programme (youth). Matt also coaches Birmingham University alongside the world famous Bud Baldaro Over the years Matt has written several thought provoking articles for Athletics Weekly, the BMC newsletter and other well respected publishers. The topics covered have included Endurance training for young athletes, Long term Athlete Development and appropriate training for young athletes. In 2011, he was shortlisted by the British Milers Club for the prestigious Frank Horwill Scholarship as part of his ongoing research into multi-tier training. With Dr. Ross Lorimer of the Universitry of Abertay, he has produced groundbreaking research into the impact of cyberspace and mediated technologies on coaching.

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm  

Cost: £20 for UKA licensed Coaches or Leaders, or affiliated Clubs. £40 for not UKA licensed Coaches, or non-affiliated Clubs.

To book: Click here to go direct to booking page; registration closing 14th February 2018

Useful Information:

Coaches to bring any food or drink they require for during the workshop. Some facilities may have a canteen or cafe area, but some will have no areas available to buy refreshments.

The workshop will include practical sessions so please bring suitable clothing i.e. trainers, shorts / tracksuit bottoms.

England Athletics welcome you bringing a video camera/ tablet device to this workshop should you want to film some of the exercises for personal use*. However, some restrictions, or requirements to ‘sign in’ equipment may be in place at some facilities and we ask that you respect the rules concerning recordings in place at venues we use.
*Use of footage is for personal use/ use by your affiliated club only; commercial use or publishing of recordings is not permitted.


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