Senior Training

Senior Training takes place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for athletes aged 18+ to veterans and encompasses all abilities from relative beginners to individuals competing at county, regional and national level. Both the Tuesday and Thursday training sessions include throws, jumps, endurance, sprints and combined discipline events. The Senior training coaches and groups are outlined below.

 

Coach Training Focus Entry Criteria
Anthony Palman-Brown Senior Sprints & Middle distance group: focussed on 100m-400m sprints & 800m-1500m, with emphasis on speed endurance, agility, strength & conditioning, flexibility plus multi event training in the summer. 18+ male and female seniors and veteran athletes looking to improve their speed and running efficiency over distances from 100 to 1500 metres.
John Exley Endurance athletes aiming to compete in track, cross country and road running events. 18+ male and female senior and veteran athletes looking to include fast paced 200 to 1500 metre intervals in their weekly training regime.
Paul Kelsey The group aims to provide friendship, fun and success for U to U17 athletes aiming to compete in XC, Park Runs and relays in winter and summer track events from 200 to 1500 metres. There are no performance criteria for this group which caters for U9 to U17 juniors.
Barry Symonds Throws, mainly discus and javelin, but hammer too. 13+ athletes aiming to improve and compete in local, regional and national competitions.
Jacqui Cherry All throws. 13+, there are no performance criteria for this group but its members compete in junior, senior and veteran competitions.
Marcia and Ian Marriott The group is focussed on high performance sprint and multi-event training. U15, U17 and U20 athletes competing in sprint and multi-event competition at regional or national level.

 

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