Events - West Midlands

England Athletics events in the West Midlands

Steeplechase: winter training focus

Venue: Birmingham University Track, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham

Helen Clitheroe and Luke Gunn present practical advice on steeplechase including pre-hab, mobility, drills and QAs. The workshop is practical in nature so athletes please come prepared with kit and spikes. Coaches are encouraged to attend with athletes to learn what and how to do the specific drills.

National Performance Programme Weekend - Marathon Camp One

Venue: Forest of Dean

There will be a mixture of group training sessions and time to train, coach network and development sessions. Among those involved are Britain's second fastest female marathon runner Mara Yamauchi, leading physiologist Dr Charlie Pedlar and one of Britain's best endurance coaches Bud Baldaro.

National Speed Conference: Simplicity for Success

Venue: Ibis Hotel, 313 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9LQ (practical sessions at Alexander Stadium B42 2LR)

The National Speed Conference is back with a bang, with top speakers and practical sessions! The conference is open to coaches of all levels although the content will be tailored around Athletics Coach level and above.

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 National Marathon Masterclass (Birmingham)

Venue: Birmingham University Track, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham

Masterclass for marathon performance driven coaches. Only 10 coach places available. Length 90 mins. Looking at how to read physiology tests, periodising elite marathon training phases, bloods and climatic factors.

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.

Race Directors' Course

Venue: Fenton Manor Sports Complex, City Road, Stoke-on-Trent. Staffordshire ST4 2RR

The Race Directors' course is a must for anyone looking to improve the quality of any event they deliver and support. This is particularly useful for partners and junior team members wanting to take on more responsibility and organise their own events in the future.

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.