Coaching News Extracts

The UK Athletics ‘UCoach’ website provides some interesting coaching material.  Here are some items which have been added recently:

Lord Coe on his Athletics Career

In this video Lord Sebastian Coe discusses his life as an athlete and the influences that coaches had on his career <this clip is notable for Lord Sebastian Coe uttering the f*** word!>

Mhairi Keil: Thin to Win (Parts 1 and 2)

Mhairi Keil discusses how eating disorders can develop and how the coach can recognise them.

Come Into Coaching

A new campaign to increase the number of coaches in the UK, its social media hash-tag is #ComeIntoCoaching.

Tony Handley on The Need for Speed (Parts 1, 2 and 3)

Essential for knowing how to run  fast.  The science of sprinting has been revolutionised in the last 20 years, and these videos explain the changes.

Neil Cronin: Training Tendons (Parts 1-4)

Possibly more than you ever needed to know about tendons.

There’s lots more on the UCoach website.