Athletic Development & Physical Preparation IV

Start Date: 2nd December 2017

End Date: 3rd December 2017

Duration: 2 days - 9.30am to 4.00pm

Places left: 8

Venue: Grangemouth Sports Stadium

Tutor: Phil Moreland and Darren Ritchie

Price: £40.00

Course Code 17AD4002

Introduction to Olympic lift movements

The development of movement patterns through the introduction of Olympic lifts (and derivatives) and how they relate to sport specific actions.

Who should go on the course?

  • Anyone who has completed the Athletics Coach Award / Coach in Running Fitness, and above (UKA Event Group, Level 3 and Level 4)

And attended

  • Athlete Development and Physical Preparation III course

What will I learn?

You will learn the key technical and coaching points as well as develop the knowledge to incorporate Olympic lifts (and derivatives of) into training programmes to improve physical competence and sports performance. You will also learn the key safety factors and coaching best practice in the gym environment.

What will I be able to do?

  • Design a weight lifting programme which complements an overall physical preparation programme.
  • Teach weight lifting movements and identify the key technical and safety points for each exercise / movement, and relate these to sport specific actions.

To book a place please download and complete the Coach Development Course Booking Form and return by post with payment to Coaching Team, Scottish Athletics, Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ, or by email to

For further information please contact Head of Coach Development, Darren Ritchie

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