South West Coach Development Day - Athletics

England Athletics

Sunday 26th October, 2014
9.30-3.30pm at the Somerset College of Arts & Technology & Castle Athletics Track, Taunton

The first of this year's two main autumn/winter coach development days aims to offer something for coaches from all event disciplines.

Morning Workshop - all coaches
'Developing a High Performance Mind-set'
Paul Miller, coach and founder of The Mental Muscle Company will deliver a keynote workshop looking at how as coaches we can also help train the mind for sporting success. www.thementalmusclecompany.com

Afternoon Practical Workshops - event groups

Speed - 'Quick Running - Fault, Reason, Correction'
John Davis (NCDP coach) will be delivering a practical based workshop that looks at common faults in the biomechanics of runners and how to correct them through movement drills.

Jumps - 'Approaching Jumps Conditioning'
This practical based session will be led by Paul Weston (NCDP coach).

Throws - 'Back to Basics & Progressions'

Endurance - 'Introduction to Coaching Steeplechase'
Spencer Duval (Olympic, Commonwealth & World Championship steeplechaser, now working for England Athletics as national event coordinator for S/C) and Charlotte Fisher will focus on introducing steeplechase as an event option for endurance athletes and there will be a endurance running session over hurdles/barriers so please bring appropriate kit and athletes

Please contact your Club & Coach Support Officer to register:
aheard@englandathletics.org
cfisher@englandathletics.org