Leamington Youth Athletes get new training sessions

With a new group of U17 athletes this season the club has created some new training sessions and opportunites for our athletes.  Starting from the 20th March we now have a dedicated throws and jumps group in addition to the existing sprint and endurance groups.
Athletes are not restricted to one group and can do two groups in an evening and up to 3 days a week if they wish. Please register your interest with the relevant contact below.

Please find below the training groups available:

Sprint Group

Coached by fully qualified UKA sprint coach with over 20 years experience. Ex GB athletes as coaching assistant, specialist 400-800m coach, specialist strength and conditioning coaching assistant.
Sessions Tuesday 7.00-8.00pm (6.30 warm up if not coming from another group), Thursday 7.00-8.00pm, Sunday 10.30am-12.00pm
All abilities welcome. Athletes must commit to a minimum 2 sessions per week.
Main contact Lin McGreavy

Endurance Group

Sessions Tuesday 7.00-8.00pm (6.40pm warm up if not coming from another group) and Thursday 6.40-8.00pm (7.00pm start if coming from another session).
All abilities welcome.
Main contact Chris Jackson

Throws Group

Sessions Tuesday 7.00-8.15pm (6.30 warm up if not coming from another group), Thursday 6.15-8.00pm and Sunday 10.00am-12.30pm.
All abilities welcome and all throws covered.
Main contact Dave Ashbourne

Jumps Group

Tuesday 6.00-7.00pm
Sessions will cover either horizontal jumps (long jump and triple jump) or high jump depending on the week.
All abilities welcome
Main contact Katharine Stein

Hurdles Group

Ex GB hurdler as coaching assistant
Sessions Sunday 10.30am-12.30pm ad hoc by arrangement based on age group/gender
Please contact Katharine Stein to register interest in attending.

Pole Vault Group

Sessions Sunday 10.30am-12.30pm ad hoc by arrangement and weather dependent
Session planned for 6.00-8.00pm on Tuesday 3rd, Thursday 4th, Tuesday 10th and Thursday 12th April weather permitting.
Please contact Dave Ashbourne or Katharine Stein to register interest in attending

Steeplechase Group

England athletics have introduced 1500m steeplechase for U15 boys and girls in addition to events for U17/U20s. Taster sessions and training dates/times to follow.
Please contact Chris Jackson if you are interested in trying this challenging event.

If you are interested in attending a session that you are not currently attending please email or speak to the main contact for the group.  If you have any queries or are unsure of which group would work best for you please feel free to contact the coaches and they will give you suitable advice.  The timetable can be found here.  Plans are available on request to the coaches.

Here’s looking forward to an exciting year ahead.

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