South West Coach Development Day - 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
'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.
'Approaching Jumps Conditioning'
This practical based session will be led by Paul Weston (NCDP coach).
Throws - 'Back to Basics & Progressions'
'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