35 coaches attended the National Hurdles Conference at Aston University recently. The theme of the conference was 'Developing Optimal Mindset and Technique of a Hurdler.' Speakers included Mikkel Larsen, coach to Olympic medallist Sara Peterson, Istvan Tomhauser the Hungarian National Hurdles Coach, UK Hurdles coach Nick Dakin, Olympian Rhys Williams, and England Athletics Coach and Athlete Development Manager James Hillier.
This autumn and winter England Athletics has launched a new series of event specific workshops which see coaches and their athletics coming together for training and development opportunities. These events have been well received by the coaches and athletes with more events planned for early 2018 that you can now book on to.
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December saw a very special guest visit Loughborough University for a set of Javelin Masterclass Events. Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medallist flew over especially for the event and was able to showcase not only his phenomenal athletic skills, but also his ability to inspire a group of javelin throwers and coaches.
Places for our endurance Masterclasses with Malcolm Brown have sold very quickly. The last few places are available (at time of publication). Please book now to avoid disappointment.Malcolm has been coach to many international athletes as well as Olympic triathlon medalists Alistair and Jonny Brownlee. Numbers are very limited to allow time for coaches to interact and get the most out off the session with Malcolm. Each session is also followed by one of our Marathon Evening sessions with Nick Anderson and other experts.
Following high demand for December's webinar on this subject the Female Coaching Networkwill be delivering a second webinar on Wednesday 10 January 2017. This webinar aims to help sports professionals and volunteers, specifically coaches, working with athletes of all ages and abilities to detect possible eating problems at an early stage as well as looking at subjects such as how coaches can contribute to reducing the eating disorder risk and how coaches can support athletes who are currently experiencing eating problems.
Athletics club and charity, Fitmums Friends, is celebrating winning the Coaching Intervention of the Year award at last week's 2017 UK Coaching Awards. Now in their 20th year, the UK Coaching Awards recognise and reward excellent coaching at all levels across the UK.
England Athletics have a series of upcoming Physical Preparation workshops scheduled from January to March 2018 which are designed as a progression for coaches / leaders that have attended England Athletics Movement Skills workshops or are experienced in the delivery of physical preparation training.
17 people attended the workshop, that took place at Gateshead and was organised through Gateshead Harriers and the Inspiration Programme.
England Athletics are pleased to announce the launch of the next round of Club Run and welcome applications from off track and road running clubs across the country. The closing date for this next round of applications is midnight 18th February.
England Athletics is delighted to announce a series of exclusive opportunities to sit and chat with Malcolm Brown about all things endurance. Malcolm has been coach to many international athletes as well as Olympic triathlon medalists Alistair and Jonny Brownlee. Numbers are very limited to allow time for coaches to interact and get the most out off the session with Malcolm. Each session is also followed by one of our Marathon Evening sessions with Nick Anderson and other experts.