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Coaching Program

Scope of Coaching

Coaching for the 2022/23 season is available to registered members of St George Little Athletics (only).     The sessions available each week, the applicable age restrictions and participant limitations will be posted each week on SignUp.   You must have booked a spot for the specific session you want to attend (via Signup) in order to participate in a Coaching Session.

Sprints coaching will have an emphasis on fitness.

Field Event coaching focusses on mastering basic skills and technique to perform the events “legally”, and for beginners to improve performances.

High Jump coaching will emphasize scissor technique noting this is mandatory for U9 and U10 and highly recommended for older age groups.

 

Conditions to Participate

  1. Places at training sessions are limited and must be booked in advance via SignUp.
  2. Arrive on-time.   Late arrivals are disruptive to the session and miss the important warm-up period (important to reduce risk of injury) and for these reasons will not be able to join the session.
  3. Athletes to wear appropriate outdoor clothing, shoes and bring a water bottle.
  4. A parent/guardian is required to remain at the ground during the session in sight of the coachParent(s) of Friday coaching participants will be asked to assist with field set-up – please locate a Committee member to receive an assignment.

Note:  Keep an eye on Facebook and/or Team App as last minute changes to the schedule may occur.