Schools Athletics News

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Brief information for coaches and parents involved with young athletes

Those involved in coaching young athletes have to consider a range of aspects relating to the their athletes and their development. Our Coaching and Athlete Development Manager (Coaching Resources Youth Development), Scott Grace has identified some brief videos that can serve as useful information or reminders for coaches, and that coaches may also benefit from sharing with the parents of young athletes to help them understand how they can play a positive role in their child's involvement in athletics and running.

English Schools' team victorious at SIAB Track and Field international

The Irish Schools' AA hosted a high class SIAB (Schools International Athletics Board) Track and Field international in Dublin, showcasing top British talent from across the home countries in the U17 age group. In gorgeous conditions, albeit very windy, the English Schools' team were victorious in both the boys' and girls' team competitions, with outstanding performances by athletes across all four teams.

English Schools' Athletics Team crowned World Champions

A very strong U18 English Schools' AA team travelled to France to participate in the ISF Jean Humbert Memorial World Schools' Track and Field Cup. This illustrious event featured teams representing 26 nations from five continents. The ESAA Girls' team ultimately won the World Schools' Cup, the ESAA Boys' team finished second and combined results meant that England were the overall world champions of the ISF World Schools' Cup.

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