ATHLETICS ACADEMY

Our unique academies, based around Track and Field athletics are an excellent opportunity for boy and girls to mentally and physically challenge themselves; developing speed, strength, and stamina in the process.

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner, and athletics becoming one of the fastest growing sports, there is no better time to make the most out of this exciting opportunity, which involves you child competing alongside Olympic, Paralympic and professional athletes over a range of 10 different athletics events.

These GB athletes are qualified, experienced, and enthusiastic coaches, that offer nothing but encouragement, and help to create a competitive learning environment for your child, where they will make friends, have fun, and be truly inspired.

THE ACADEMY PROGRAMME

Over 5 days the Academy will cover the following drills, events & game activities.

SCHEDULE

MONDAY

  • Full Academy induction (classroom based)
  • Student ice-breakers (classroom based)
  • Olympic style warm ups
  • Blocks & sprint starts
  • The History of the Olympic Games (classroom based)
  • Sprint relays and baton changes

TUESDAY

  • Learn to triple jump workshop
  • The Teamwork Challenge
  • The Science of Sprinting presentation (classroom based)
  • Speed, agility & reaction drills
  • Competitive relay races

WEDNESDAY

  • GB athlete presentations (classroom based)
  • Learn to long jump workshop
  • Learn to hurdle jump workshop
  • The sports drink challenge

THURSDAY

  • The endurance challenge
  • Shot, discuss, javelin technique work & practice
  • Learn to high jump workshop
  • Learning the fosbury flop
  • The obstacle course challenge

FRIDAY

  • Olympic Sports Day
  • Presentations and award ceremony

WHAT TO BRING

Please can your child bring the following every day:

  • Running trainers
  • Plenty of water
  • A packed lunch and fruit
  • Short & t-shirt
  • Suitable clothing for rain
  • Sun cream
  • Inhaler & any required medication

DETAILS

  • Age: 5 -11 years old
  • Time: 9:00am – 3.30pm
  • Drop-off at 9:00am
  • Pick-up before 3:30pm

PRICE

  • Price: £145 for a 5 day academy
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