Athletics Academy

Dean Macey Coaching

Athletics Academy

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Athletics Academy 2018 with Dean Macey

AGES: 9 – 14 
TIME: 09:30 – 15:30 (drop-off from 08:45 and pick-up before 16:15)
PRICES: 
HALF TERM: £109.50 for 2 day academy
EASTER: £164.50 for 3 day academy
SUMMER: £219.00 for 4 day academy

Dean Macey

Dean Macey was England’s leading decathlete for a decade. His first major triumph was a silver medal in the 1999 World Championships, which helped him win the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award in that year.

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The Academy

Athletes will cover the full range of track and field disciplines including; 

  • How to warm up, ready to perform
  • Improving running style and speed
  • Using blocks for effective sprint starts
  • Sprint relays and baton changes
  • Developing hurdling technique
  • Throwing technique in shot, discus and javelin
  • Developing high jump, long jump and triple jump technique
  • Improving race, competition and multi-disciplinary tactics

Our coaching team are happy to help athletes if  there is a specific area or skill that they  would like to gain more knowledge in. Please speak to the Lead Coach when signing in on the first day of the Academy.

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What to Bring

Athletes need to bring the following each day;

  • training shoes (and running spikes if they have them)
  • a packed lunch and snacks
  • water bottle
  • suitable clothing for the weather conditions
  • sun cream