Events - West Midlands

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England Athletics events in the West Midlands

Run Leader Forum (Birmingham)

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

The first of the run leader series in Birmingham. The first workshop will focus on risk management and planning for mixed event group runners.

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 Endurance workshop will cover planning and periodisation; work and rest ratios and cycles. Coaches are encouraged to attend with a Key Athlete to discuss loads, volume, intensity, planning goal setting, target projection.

National coach and athlete workshop - Jumps (Loughborough)

Venue: Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU

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.

National Endurance Conference - How to Win: The Development of Power and Speed for Endurance

Venue: The Devon Hotel, Old Matford Lane, Exeter EX2 8XU

Speakers including Malcolm Brown (coach to many international athletes as well as Alistair and Jonny Brownlee), and Barry Fudge (Head of Endurance at British Athletics). The weekend takes the theme "How to Win - the development of power and speed for endurance" and has a mix of workshop, practical, discussion and networking sessions.

Regional coach and athlete workshop - Throws (Nottingham)

Venue: Harvey Hadden Sports Village Athletics Track, Wigman Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 4PB

England Athletics will be hosting regional coach and athlete development workshops covering discus, shot, javelin, and hammer. These workshops are aimed at coaches who have completed the Athletics Coach qualification or the old level 2 and above.

National Event Group Masterclass - speed (Birmingham)

Venue: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

A masterclass aimed at England Athletics Coaches who coach Sprints, including workshops, discussions and talks on Long Term Athlete Development, Energy System Development, Planning and Preparation, Video Analysis and Interactive Planning, plus a practical session.

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.

Regional Coach and Athlete Workshop - Speed 1 (Birmingham)

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

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 1 of a 2 part series.

European Throws Conference

Venue: Paula Radcliffe Athletics Stadium, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU

The European Throws Conference forms part of the Coaching Summit Series for 2017. It is collaboratively hosted by both Loughborough University British Athletics. The aim is to bring the best coaches together and share best practice focussing on the processes through which athletes must go if they are to perform consistently at an elite level.

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 endurance workshop will cover competition planning from local to regional level.