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This CPD Event is run by Scottish Athletics

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CPD Event Details

Technical Coaching Clinic - Long / Triple Jump


When? 9th Mar 2019
Registration Closing
4th Mar 2019
Ayrshire Athletics Arena Queens Drive Kilmarnock East Ayrshire KA1 GBRSCOT

Coach clinic information

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The coaching clinics are designed to help coaches develop a sound understanding of how to coach the event, building on the technical content presented on the Coaching Assistant and Athletics Coach Award.

These training and education opportunities are aimed to bring together coaches and their athletes to train and develop expertise in their respective fields of interest.

The sessions will involve practical activities using athletes to demonstrate key coaching points with clear take home messages for both coach and athlete going forward.

Who will deliver: The session will be delivered by experienced, national-level coaches who will clearly and simply demonstrate how to develop efficient and effective techniques for Jumps and Pole Vault within a club environment.

Who can attend

Coaches with a Coaching Assistant and Athletics Coach qualification (or equivalent).

Coaches can bring an athlete as a demonstrator on the day.


This workshop will run from 10am to 1pm


Places are free to scottishathletics coach members with a valid coaching licence.

Coach lead

John Scott

John Scott is a level 4 Performance coach in long jump and triple jump. John, a former long jumper himself, has produced national record holders in both the long and triple jump. During his time coaching John has coached athletes to Scottish, Irish and GB International teams, including the Commonwealth Games in 1994, 2002, 2006 and 2014.

Further information

For more information please contact Darren Ritchie, Head of Coach Development