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Coaches of Pre-Elite Athletes Workshop

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Genea Netball Centre

2 Olympic Bvd

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127

Australia

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The first of the Office of Sport "Workshops for Coaches of Pre-Elite Athletes" in 2019 will be held at the Genea Netball Centre in Sydney Olympic Park. These workshops are free of charge and invitation only professional development events for caoches working in the pre-elite space.

This workshop will focus on the following two topics

  • Strength and Conditioning

  • Speed and Agility

The Strength & Conditioning Session will focus on

  • Basic Theory
  • Readiness to begin a resistance training program
  • Understanding design and progresson
  • Safety
  • Fitting S & C around your sport's program

The Speed & Agility Session will focus on

  • Basic Theory
  • Drills to develop speed and agility & what to coach for during athlete performance of drills
  • Incorporating drills into warm ups and general training

Note: Due to feedback and the high level of demand for knowledge in these topic areas this workshop is a repeat of the workshop held last August at the Sydney Academy of Sport.

Presenter

John Marsden MApplSc. AHPM.

John has been providing his expertise in physical preparation, sport science and performance management to high performance sport in Australia for 30years. He has worked across a range of sports with programs from elite development through to the Olympic level and with professional sports such as the AFL and basketball.

He has helped coaches prepare over 200 athletes to gain Olympic or Paralympic representation, including multiple medalists and World Champions. Programs have included Australian ski and snowboard programs, short track speed skating, figure skating, Sydney Swans, Sydney Kings, the Australian swimming team, the Australian volleyball team, state netball teams, NZ womens basketball and NZ wheelchair rugby. John has been selected on four Australian Winter Olympics Teams as part of the support team.

Program

6.00pm – 7.15pm Strength & Conditioning - John Marsden

7.15pm – 7.45pm Supper (provided)

7.45pm – 9.00pm Speed & Agility - John Marsden

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Genea Netball Centre

2 Olympic Bvd

Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127

Australia

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