2015 February Camp - Race Walking Record

Coach & Athlete Development at the National Centre for Race Walking:
February Training Camp
 Check in time at Carnegie Village – 15:00 Sunday 15th February*
 Check out time from Carnegie Village – 09:00 Wednesday 18th
*Following British Athletics Indoor Championships, Sheffield.
 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.
 Carnegie Village residency provides free access to all training
facilities. If you book in to alternative accommodation you will
need to pay for access.
 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...
 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
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]
Training/activity overview
 British Indoor Championships, Sheffield
o Preliminary
o Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/2015_Indoor_Athletics/
o For coaches accreditation please contact Karen Forbes
[email protected]
 Arrive, Leeds. Can organise restaurant evening ~£15:00
 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
 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
 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.