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CPD Event Details

National Endurance Walks Event


When? 18th Nov 2017
Registration Closing
16th Nov 2017
Moulton College. Pitsford Road Moulton. NN3 7QL


Race Walk Training Day, Athletics Track-Moulton College, Pitsford Road, Moulton, NN3 7QL, Open to all athletes. 10:30-14:30.

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WORKSHOP CONTENT This workshop is approximately 4 hours in length and largely practical in nature. The Race Walking event group is enjoying its most successful period for many years. This workshop will cover: • Practical examples of event specific drills & skills, with a consideration of their place in the coaching session; • Practical examples of physical preparation training with little or no equipment; • An inclusive tempo training session; • a question & answer session with coaches and a current GB&NI Team athlete

WHO IS THE WORKSHOP FOR The workshop is aimed at Coaching Assistants and Athletics Coaches new to race walking, established athletes & coaches wishing to develop confidence and competence in this event and experienced performers & practitioners wishing to refresh and consolidate their knowledge. Established distance athletes considering the race walk events as an option are strongly encouraged!

TUTOR Andi Drake completed his PhD in the Physiological and Biomechanical Determinants of Performance in High Level Race Walkers at Coventry University in 2007, where he was a Senior Lecturer in Coaching & Sport Science. In 2009, he moved to Leeds Beckett University to set up the National Centre for Race Walking in a four-year partnership with British Athletics. He currently works across endurance events supporting athletes and coaches as Endurance Technical Advisor for England Athletics, and is a performance coach at British Athletics. He continues academic work, teaching and supporting/supervising research at Leeds Beckett University alongside his professional endurance coaching roles. Andi coaches a group ranging from school/university performers to Olympic athletes.


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