Coach & Athlete Development at the National Centre for Race Walking: February Training Camp Information: Check in time at Carnegie Village – 15:00 Sunday 15th February* Check out time from Carnegie Village – 09:00 Wednesday 18th February *Following British Athletics Indoor Championships, Sheffield. Accommodation: Carnegie Village: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/conferencing/carnegie-village.htm Fitted kitchen with dining and lounge area with sofas; commercial laundry; TV and Satellite in communal area; free internet connection; all en suite rooms; free secure parking; 24hour security. Meals: Self catering. Training: Carnegie Village residency provides free access to all training facilities. If you book in to alternative accommodation you will need to pay for access. Coaching: Our February Camp presents ideal preparation for early season events including the Winter Race Walking Challenge Finals on 1st March, England Athletics International fixtures and the RWA 20 km + Younger Age Group Road Nationals in April. An athlete planning to attend will be able to race walk and/or run plus complete strength & conditioning activities daily with no increase in injury risk; nor will they arrive carrying an injury. An outline training plan for the Camp is published below... Focus: All athletes are welcome. Primary focus is on processes to aid making transitions trough the age groups to senior level competition, i.e. U17-U23 athletes. Athletes U18 must attend with their (UKA licensed) coach or parent/guardian. Athlete education: There will be workshops during the camp focussing on the performance process with colleagues from the Sport Science Team and the Coach House Physiotherapy Clinic. February Camp costs: There are no further costs beyond booking accommodation and providing food. Please contact Andi Drake if you wish to attend. Dr Andrew Drake National Coach Mentor – Endurance (North of England) Head Coach - National Centre for Race Walking England Athletics, Leeds Beckett University University Sport, Carnegie Hall, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QS T: 07720393609 E: [email protected] www.englandathletics.org Training/activity overview British Indoor Championships, Sheffield o Preliminary information: http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/british-athletics- series/sainsburys-indoor-british-champs/ o Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/2015_Indoor_Athletics/ o For coaches accreditation please contact Karen Forbes on [email protected] Arrive, Leeds. Can organise restaurant evening ~£15:00 Monday 10:00 Aerobic race walk training session, 5-10 km. o Meet Sports Centre Reception for training on road 13:00 Coach/athlete workshop o Meet Athletics Track Pavilion 17:00 Technical race walk training; 18:00 movement control class + circuit training o 17:00 Meet Athletics Track Pavilion o 18:00 Meet Green Sports Hall Tuesday 10:00 Aerobic race walk training session, 8-14 km. o Meet Sports Centre Reception for training on road 13:00 Coach/athlete workshop o Meet Athletics Track Pavilion 18:00 Tempo interval training session o Meet Athletics Track Pavilion for training on track o Session TBC with coaches Wednesday 09:00 Meet for transport to Roundhay Park o 1.9/3.9/5.8 km loops 09:30 Long aerobic training session, 5-20 km 11:30 Return to Campus or depart direct (luggage may be left at Carnegie Village) 13:00 Depart Thursday, Friday, Saturday... Training continues at the National Centre – all coaches & athletes are welcome to stay longer and/or organise further training camps/days throughout the year.
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