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Tuesday 10th November 2015

Coach Development Roadshows

There are scottishathletics Coaching Roadshows currently taking place to give coaches a better understanding of the National Coach Development Programme.

And we also have Technical Development days coming up across the various event groups which are geared to building knowledge and experience.

Grangemouth is the venue for all of these sessions on the weekend of November 21/22 and we are taking sign-ups to these at the moment.

The workshops are specifically designed for anyone who has completed the Coaching Assistant Award (or previous Level 1 course) or for those working towards or have completed the Athletics Coach Award (or previous Level 2 courses), who are looking for an introduction to coaching the events.

The dates, venues and for each of the Technical Development I workshops are as follows:

Saturday 21 November: Grangemouth

Sprints and Hurdles; Throws

Sunday 22 November: Grangemouth

Jumps; Endurance

The technical workshops costs £20 per day for scottishathletics Coach Members.

To sign-up for these development opportunities please complete the National Coach Development Course Booking Form and return to

Coaching Conference presentations online



The indoor season is almost upon as winter takes hold and one of the first meetings is coming up later this month in North Lanarkshire.

Ravenscraig is the venue on Wednesday 25 November for their first Open Graded of the 2015-16 season, with the cost being £3 per event.

All the details such as the list of events that are available can be found online



A number of the presentations from our recent successful Club Leaders Conference in Glasgow are now online.

These include those by Livingston, Whitemoss and Team East Lothian and among the issues covered are developing your coaches, club governance, Gift Aid, social media engagement and a few more besides!

Check out the presentations from the October 31 event on here:


Glasgow session at Bellahouston

Glasgow session at Bellahouston

There was a great turnout at the first Glasgow group training session on October 31 – and the next opportunity looms this weekend.

This Saturday sees a return to Bellahouston Park following the Short Course Champs for the second session, with clubs, coaches and athletes from west and central Scotland warmly invited to join in.

The first rep is at 10.30am and the lead coach this time will be Olympian Lynne Macdougall – for 3-minute reps with 90 seconds recovery.

Details of all the dates for the winter, working towards the National XC at Falkirk in February, are on the Glasgow Athletics Association website


Tags: Coaching Roadshows, Glasgow XC Sessions, Grangemouth, Leaders Conference, National Coach Development Programme, North Lanarkshire, Ravenscraig

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