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Improvements to the Athletics Coach Qualification for 2018

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.

Take your coaching to the next level in 2018

This winter England Athletics is delivering a series of workshops available to coaches working at all levels, across all event groups. Many coaches have already attended events and you can get involved to help develop your coaching and help your athletes to get more from the sport.

Sign up now for our FREE events for the road running community

We have a series of FREE events targeted at the road running community coming up in London (Mon 12th Feb), Peterborough (Tues 13th Feb) 2018, North East (Wed 14th Feb), South West (Mon 19th Feb), West Midlands (Tuesday 20th Feb) Greater Manchester (Wed 21st Feb). Whatever your involvement - runner, club officer, coach, leader or any other role - we invite you along to share your ideas, find out about the new and existing initiatives available to you and hear from an international athlete.

What's On

Event Group Coach integration day: Endurance - qualification (Birmingham)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  Coaches who have completed the Event Group Endurance online course of this qualification should book on to one of these Integration Days.

Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

Event Group Coach integration day: Throws - qualification (MK)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  For coaches who have completed the Event Group Throws online course, plus add-on hammer and discus modules and assessment.

Stantonbury Athletics Stadium (Clubhouse), Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes, MK14 6GB

Event Group Coach integration day: Sprints and Hurdles - qualification (MK)

The Event Group Integration Day is the final step in gaining an Event Group Qualification and will pull together much of the content covered within the qualification online modules, through discussion and group work.  Coaches who have completed the Event Group Sprints and Hurdles online course of this qualification should book on to one of these Integration Days.

Stantonbury Athletics Stadium, Soskin Drive, Milton Keynes. MK14 6GB

Team Spirit Champions session (Rushcliffe)

Team Spirit Champions sessions have been developed by England Athletics to help clubs and groups to create greater experiences for volunteers, make it easier for volunteers to carry out their roles, and easier for new people to get involved.

Rushcliffe AC, Bingham Leisure Centre, The Banks, Bingham, Nottingham NG13 8BL

Race Walk Training Day (Coventry)

Race Walk Come and Try Day, morning workshop followed by England Athletics 10km Race Walk Championships, Coventry.  This session will focus on technique and conditioning for race walking, tempo training, and a Q&A session with an international athlete reflecting on their 2017 season.

Coventry

Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series

Sessions provide the opportunity for coaches to work in small teams, enabling them to share ideas whilst working with athletes of their selected age group.  The emphasis is on the technical development of hurdlers but other aspects of athlete development, e.g. strength and conditioning - will also figure.

Northwood Stadium Indoor Area, Keelings Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 6PA