Athletics Academy

About the Academy

Our Athletics Academy takes young aspiring sports people through the full range of disciplines both on the track and field. The academy is delivered by our partner Academies of Sport, who use elite coaches to design and deliver the course at our athletics stadium.

The Academy will cover the following techniques, drills and disciplines through the week.

  • Challenging warm ups
  • Improving running style and speed
  • Using blocks for effective sprint starts
  • Sprint relays and baton changes
  • Developing hurdling technique
  • Throwing technique in shot, discus and javelin
  • Learning the Fosbury flop high jump technique
  • Advanced techniques for long and triple jump
  • Races, competitions and multi-disciplinary events

What to bring

Students need the following:

  • training shoes (and running spikes if they have them)
  • water bottle
  • suitable clothing for the weather conditions
  • sun cream

 

Dates Available

Week 2 – 15th July to 22nd July

Week 4 – 29th July to 5th August

Week 6 – 12th August to 19th August

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