YA Clevedon


April 29, 2024    
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm


Clevedon School
Valley Road, Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21 6AH

Event Type

The Young Athletes evening sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays offer an introduction to athletics based around Run, Jump and Throw activities. There is also training on Saturday mornings as well.

Session Level: Beginner to Intermediate athletes
Age: School Years 4-8
Timing: 5.15pm-6.45pm
Lead Coach: Chris Millard

The 90-minute sessions incorporate:
00: Fun warm-up games
10 – Essential skill including skip, hop, jump, running technique
20 – Speed game or sprint races
30 – Event focus where athletes can choose between:
* T&F: Long jump, sprints, hurdles or throws, where one event is selected per week
* Endurance: activities include interval running, fartleks, continual relays and hill sprints
60 – Strength running mirroring the Endurance option
70 – Relays
85 – Cool down and stretching exercises

Chris is assisted by Ade (on Mondays), Ben (on Wednesdays) and Claire and Nicky (on Thursdays) with endurance, strength running and relays, together with ambassadors and parent helpers.

Additionally, at any one time the club has a number of members and parents acquiring Coaching and Fitness Running licences.

All our coaches are DBS checked and have attended and completed Safeguarding and First Aid courses.

If you would like to secure an athletics coaching qualification, or just help out volunteering, drop us a line from our Contact Form.