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Hans Nmaju in U15 hurdles

Sprint Hurdles Technical Camps: Winter 2023

The Bruce Longden Coaching Foundation (BLCF) is once again joining forces with England Athletics to continue the successful sprint hurdles technical camp sessions.  These 2-hour camps are mainly targeted at U15 and U17 sprint hurdlers and will cover a variety of important aspects of hurdles technique to help athletes become faster and more efficient hurdlers.
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Vote for our athletics stars featured in the Sporting Equals Awards shortlists!

The Sporting Equals Awards is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of ethnically diverse sports people in our communities. Following the period of nominations, we are really pleased to share that 5 stars from our sport have been shortlisted across the 7 categories. Athletics is the most well represented sport in the shortlist and now we are looking to the athletics family to show their support and vote for our athletes and coach.
Bristol 10k line up

Charlotte Fisher's coaching journey

“Just give it a go! Learn as much as you can, but don’t be afraid to make mistakes”: Charlotte Fisher speaks to England Athletics about her successful coaching journey spanning 30 years. Hooked on athletics as a child, Charlotte Fisher has seen her love for the sport blossom into a successful coaching career spanning more than three decades.For her, coaching was a natural extension of being a promising athlete who competed at club and university level.
Hannah Bull holding number ahead of Amsterdam Marathon

“Running has completely changed my life.” - Hear from newly qualified LiRF, Hannah Bull

We caught up with the wonderful Hannah Bull who recently completed her Leadership in Running Fitness (LiRF) qualification and is now advancing and taking her Coach in Running Fitness (CiRF) qualification! Let’s meet Hannah and find out more about her reasons why.
Chris Jones by hammer cage

Blog: England Athletics CEO Chris Jones

England Athletics CEO Chris Jones looks back on an eventful year and also forward to future plans for England Athletics, whilst sharing updates on our programmes and competitions.
Josh Schofield - PGC-1 Coaching

Josh Schofield – from national athlete to performance coach

We caught up with Josh Schofield, who used his passion and knowledge in the sport to set up his very own coaching business, PGC-1 Coaching, and also support our athletes on the Youth Talent Programme.
Tom McNab

Listen to the full set of Coaching Voices interviews now

England Athletics have published the final one of a set of twelve special interviews which explore the history of coaching in the United Kingdom.
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Coach and Officials' education transfer to England Athletics

From 1 October 2023, each of the Home Country Athletics Federations (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) will assume responsibility for the licensing of all coaches and officials (Level 1-3) in the UK.
Confidence Lawson competing in a relay competition

Ask the coach: relay changes, introducing an extra turn in hammer, coaching boys v girls, weekly mileage for juniors

This month's Ask The Coach has our Event Group Leads answer the following questions: How often should a relay team practice baton changes?  How do you know when an athlete is ready to add an extra turn in hammer? Should I be training boys and girls differently or can they be on the same programme? What weekly mileage do you recommend for juniors?
Matt Spicer

Nominating a volunteer for an award: "saying thank you is powerful"

Have you ever considered nominating someone for our Volunteer Awards? This week we talk to a nominator to show that nominating can make YOU feel good too; so it's a win-win. Even if the person you are nominating doesn't progress through to regional or national rounds, they will still receive an email to tell them that they were nominated for one of our Volunteer Awards, and for many that's plenty of recognition