Workshops & Webinars

Athletics NI in conjunction with British Athletics provide a range of off the shelf workshops that help to provide coaches and leaders with a fundamental understanding of key topics. Details of each of the webinars/workshops so far which can be found below:


Athletics 365

Date: Sunday 23rd June

Time: 10am - 4pm

Location: Ulster University Jordanstown

Price: £35 workshop (reduced to £20 if you have completed Coaching Assistant in the last 12 months)

Athletics 365 is a multi-event development programme, which introduces athletes to the fundamental skills of athletics (vital to participation in every sport). It is aimed predominantly at 8-15 year olds, but the resources can easily be adapted for use with younger and older athletes.

This workshop will support coaches to effectively develop athletes technical skills of Run, Jump and Throw activities. Our expert tutors will guide coaches through progressions for coaching Shot, Javelin, Discus, High, Long and Triple Jump, Blocks Set Up, Acceleration, Maximum Velocity Running, Hurdling and Paced Running for Middle Distance.

This revamped workshop will explore training prescription and appropriate volume and load within session planning for junior athletes in club settings.

Coaches are recommended to purchase the Athletics 365 App which provides ongoing support and access to resources, including Coach Support Cards, Games Cards, an extensive online library of Video Clips.


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First Aid Training for Coaches and Leaders

UKA has revised its policy on First Aid provision for Coaches and Leaders so that it is aligned with the HSE requirements under Civil Law and Duty of Care. We are aware that a number of Coaches have already undertaken first aid training as good practice which is great but given recent incidents there will now be a requirement for all UKA Licensed Coaches and Leaders to have a suitable level First Aid Training certificate, renewable every three years in line with the re-licensing process. Details on what sort of First Aid Training Coaches & Leaders will need is available on the below flowchart: