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Event Group Coach - completing the qualification

The final element of the Event Group Coach qualification is the 'Integration Day', which provides coaches with an opportunity to discuss and debate their coaching ideas, technical observations and principals of planning. Essentially the Integration Day brings to life the theoretical content that is covered in the qualification’s online modules. We have opportunities in the coming weeks for people to complete their integration days.

East Midlands volunteer awards presented

The England Athletics East and West Midlands regions held a joint awards presentation evening to celebrate the works and dedication of volunteers in the region. Volunteers were nominated by their peers and the England Athletics regional councils then made the decisions of who would win.  Winners are put forward to the National awards which are presented at our Hall of Fame gala evening on 14th October.

What's On

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

Physical Preparation - mobility, movement and performance (Nottingham)

Focussing on how athletes can improve mobility, movement and therefore athletic performance, this workshop builds on the content in the England Athletics Movement Skills workshop. This workshop looks at movement assessment and interventions including use of foam rollers, hurdle mobility and coordination drills and strength training progressions.

Aspley Youth & Community Centre, Melbourne Park, Melbourne Road, Aspley, Nottingham NG8 5HL

Regional Coach and Athlete Workshop - Endurance (Birmingham)

Endurance workshops looking at specific areas for endurance coaches looking to develop their athletes. This workshop will be a Physical preparation practical.

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

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

From LiRF to CiRF - going from being a Run Leader to coaching your runners (Leicester)

The step from being a leader to becoming a coach can be a challenge.  This workshop will give detailed information on the differences between the roles and the steps leaders will take as they take a coaching qualification. The workshop is for people who are currently qualified Run Leaders* who are looking to progress to the Coach in Running Fitness Course.

English Martyrs' Catholic School, Anstey Lane, Leicester LE4 0FJ