Yearn to learn: Sign-up now for our Combined Events webinars

Sunday 10th March 2024

scottishathletics are pleased to be planning a series of Combined Events webinars ahead of the outdoor season

The purpose of these webinars is to help coaches improve their knowledge and application for coaching Combined Events.

It will also hopefully increase the interest, and therefore numbers of coaches involved in coaching combined events.

*Engaging with Coaches – Providing practical, accessible workshop opportunities for ongoing learning.

*Building Networks – Helping coaches to work cooperatively and collaboratively with coaches from other clubs.


Coaches with valid licence (CA qualified and above) and up-to-date SAL coach membership.


The webinars are aimed at coaches interested in developing their understanding of coaching combined events (CA qualified and above).


Online Webinars with Coach David Feeney. David was the former Combined Events Lead at Loughborough University and coach to multiple GB and Scottish International athletes.

The webinars will include the various strategies, methods and philosophies involved in coaching combined event athletes.

Coaching of the Decathlon and Heptathlon will each be reviewed individually. This will then be followed by a specific session that focuses on the period leading into competition and the things that need to be considered for the day (s) of competition.

Specific combined events for younger age groups will also be reviewed.


5 April: Coaching the Decathlon

19 April: Coaching the Heptathlon

10 May: Considerations for Competition Preparation and Management


The two-three hour webinars can be signed up for via google form:

More info by email:


Tags: Combined Events, Sam O'Kane, Webinars

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