Kids Cross Country Coaching Course - for parents, volunteers, teenagers

Free for Scottish members

Event date: 4/06/2017 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Export event

Parents, volunteers, teenage athletes, clubs - do you want some ideas on activities to run for kids around cross-country and what you should be focusing on with athletes up to the age of 12?

Check out this course being held on Queens Birthday Weekend, 4 June, aimed at volunteers/parents/teenagers coaching working with athletes up to and including 12 years of age. It is free for Scottish members and parents of Scottish members. 

Main objectives of this coaching course:

This course considers the development of endurance running skills and participants will be expected to;

  1. Introduce correct fundamental athletics skill development to participants;
  2. Practical ideas for implementation of informal and formal competition into club and school settings;
  3. Create participation for all.

The official material used for Run Jump Throw will be used on thsi course:

  1. Athletics New Zealand Run Jump Throw Manual
  2. IAAF Kids Athletics events presenters:

Mark Harris will present the course.

The course is on Sunday 4 June 2017 from 10am to 12pm at Newlands Intermediate School, Newlands

To book, email

Author: Stephen Day
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