England Athletics has launched a new partnership with DW Fitness First - the UK’s leading gym and retail company - who have become our Official Retail and Fitness partner, as well as the lead partner for RunTogether. To celebrate the launch of this partnership, Olympian Jenny Meadows will be our special guest with opportunities for Q&A at the DW Sports & Fitness in Barrow-in-Furness on 25th April.
Our Team Spirit Champions session are now underway and helping clubs develop the best ways to attract volunteers, and of ensuring their volunteers have an enjoyable and effective involvement in the sport. You can book now and read how a range of people from clubs have already benefitted from these Spirit of 2012 funded sessions.
Before Christmas, we held pilot sessions for our brand-new Team Spirit Champions training. These free, fast-paced, interactive sessions will send you back to your club with plenty of ideas to bring bigger smiles to the faces of the people that make our sport happen: you, the volunteers! Here is a flavour of what our attendees had to say about it.
British Athletics, in partnership with the Home Country Athletics Federations, has completed a review of the Coach Qualifications Pathway. As a result, and following pilot courses run last year, an improved Athletics Coach Award is being launched.
To celebrate the launch of our partnership with DW Fitness First - the UK’s leading gym and retail company - Olympian Jenny Meadows will be our special guest with opportunities for Q&A at the DW Sports & Fitness - Barrow. The night will have a have a short session on how best to physically prepare as a endurance runner, plus provide you with an opportunity to meet the DW Fitness First team, learn more about the partnership and explore how DW Fitness First can work locally with your club or RunTogether group.DW Fitness First Barrow, Cornmill Park, Hindpool Road, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 2GN
Coach and athlete jumps workshop covering long jump, triple jump, high Jump and pole vault. The workshop format will be based around theory and practical sessions. These workshops are for event group coaches or (old level 3 and above) and will have theory and practical sessions.Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU
Covering 100m to 400m, sprint and long hurdles. 1.5 hour theory session on managing athletes in a training environment then a 1.5 hour practical session - with event specialist to identify key principles to add value and context to your coaching. Suitable for for all Assistant and Club Coaches.EIS English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield S9 5DA