9:30 am — 5:00 pm
Gateshead International Stadium
Nielsen Road

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Description: A masterclass aimed at England Athletics Coaches who coach Sprints, including workshops, discussions and talks on Long Term Athlete Development, Energy System Development, Planning and Preparation, Video Analysis and Interactive Planning, plus a practical session.

Deliverer:  Michael Afilaka,

Michael Afilaka (BSc, MSc) is a Sport Scientist & Performance Sprint Coach based in London. He is one of UK’s leading sprints coaches and the first British coach to coach a sub 20sec 200m sprinter. Michael is known for his scientific approach and his record of progressing a number of juniors to world class athletes.  Past and present athletes include Jeanette Kwayke (2008 Olympics 100m Top 5 finish, World Indoor 60m silver medallist), Adam Gemili (European U23 100m Champion, World Junior 100m Champion, World Champs 200m 5th place), Ashleigh Nelson (2 x Olympian, World Champs 4x100m bronze medallist, European 100m bronze medallist)

Draft Timetable:
9.30-10.00    Meet and Greet
10.00-10.45    Long Term Athlete Development
11.00-11.45    Energy System Development
12.00-13.00    Planning and Preparation (Appreciation of Load, Recoveries  & Injuries)
13.00-13.45    Lunch
13.45-15.15    Practical (Functional Warm Up + Accelerations Drive Phrase & Blocks)
15.15-16.00    Video Analysis
16.10-17.00    Interactive Planning / discussion
17.00    Depart
Time: 9.30m – 5pm

Cost: Former LCDP coaches: free; England Athletics licensed coaches: £20; Other coaches: £50

To book: Click here to go direct to booking page; booking closes16th March 2016


March 17
9:30 am - 5:00 pm