Events - West Midlands

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England Athletics events in the West Midlands

Regional Coach and Athlete Workshop - Endurance (Birmingham)

Venue: University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Endurance workshops looking at specific areas for endurance coaches looking to develop their athletes. This workshop will cover Event Specific skills with fault recognition and redress for steeplechase, walks, cross country, roads, middle and long distance.

Movement Skills Workshop: Part 2 - run, jump, throw (Birmingham)

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

Day two of a workshop on how to develop the movement skills which will enable your athletes to move more quickly and efficiently, generate greater force and reduce the risks of injury. This workshop is for coaches working with athletes who are club level through to aspiring to international level.

Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series

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

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.

Marathon Preparation Evening (Birmingham)

Venue: Birmingham University, B15 2TT

For coaches and athletes working towards the Performance Marathon Group times. Ideal for coaches looking to develop coaching knowledge in the marathon and Good For Age (GFA) marathon runners. The evenings will include key speakers and discussion groups talking through practical experiences of marathon preparation.

Endurance Masterclass with Malcolm Brown (Birmingham)

Venue: Gisbert Kapp building (lecture room 1). 52 Pritchatts Rd, Birmingham B15 2SA

A very exclusive chance to sit and chat with Malcolm Brown about all things endurance. Malcolm was a speaker at the recent Endurance Conference and 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.

Run Leader Forum (Birmingham)

Venue: Athletics House, Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham. West Midlands B42 2BE

The second in the run leader series in Birmingham. This workshop will focus on: working with people who are not yet runners, Non-specific training and development of beginner running groups. It is not a requirement to have completed day 1 in order to attend this course.

Regional Coach and Athlete Workshop - Speed 2 (Bristol)

Venue: WISE, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8LP

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. Part 2 of a 2 part series.

Northwood Academy of Hurdles coaching series

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

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.

England Athletics Volunteer Conference

Venue: Birmingham University Great Hall

Our conference, funded by Spirit of 2012 and hosted by Donna Fraser will be an interactive day, with opportunity to hear from leading experts, England Athletics staff and volunteers covering topics from how to involve more volunteers, how to develop and progress within your role, through to how to being more resilient or making change happen locally.