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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: 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

Youth Development - how to make the most of Athletics 365 (Braintree)

Make effective use of the award-winning Athletics 365 resources with your athletes. Ideal for Coaching Assistants, Athletics Coaches, those new to Athletics 365 and/or youth development and experienced practitioners wishing to refresh and consolidate their knowledge.

Braintree Sport and Health Club, Panfield Lane, Braintree CM7 1FF

Physical Preparation - mobility, movement and performance (MK)

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.

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

Team Spirit Champions session (Stowmarket)

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.

Stowmarket Community Centre, Hillside, Stowmarket IP14 2BD

Physical Preparation - mobility, movement and performance (Bury St Edmunds)

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.

Abbeycroft Leisure, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3TT