Coaching Programme

Coaching Programme 2016-2017

All coaches are familiar with the concept of periodisation - structuring training and competition throughout the calendar year. In terms of coach development the year will be structured in a similar way. Throughout the primary competition cycles it is appropriate to reduce regional and national activity.

The cycles of education will be as follows;

Autumn coach development cycle [October - December]

The first major period of activity including

Competition phase 1 [January - February]

Indoor competition period

  • Reduced number of community events
  • Coach development activity – primarily discussion groups, coach 1-2-1
  • Championships
  • International competition

Spring coach development cycle [March - May]

The second major period of activity including;

Competition phase 2 [June - August]

Outdoor competition period

  • Reduced number of community events
  • Coach development activity – primarily discussion groups, coach 1-2-1
  • Championships
  • International competition

September

Recovery month

  • Community activity will conclude during September

Welsh Athletics Ltd.
Cardiff International Sports Stadium
Leckwith Road
Cardiff. CF11 8AZ.

  • WAG
  • SCW
  • UKA