Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stretching and Massage Session by Sue Read

Sue Read came to give a session on stretching and massage to the Broughton Ladies running group and I was invited along too.

Sue started with a general discussion about what was wrong with everyone, so she could concentrate on those areas.  Read more

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Tuesday Running Club 10/5/11

18 Kids and 5 adult helpers.

20″ run along railway to warm up, then Bum Squeeze, High Knee and Carioca drills.  2 accelerations to finish warm up.

Split into pairs, fastest with slowest.  3 x 3 Parlauf with one ~400m leg, one ~150m leg.  Read more

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Core and drills session by Sam Ayers

I was lucky enough to be invited to join Broughton’s Ladies running group for a session from Sam Ayers.  She is an England Athletics “flying coach” and L3 Endurance coach.

This was one of the best coach education, and coaching sessions I have been to and I hope that she can do more for us.  Read more

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Schools Coaching Day Fell Foot

Spent the day trying to get primary school kids to fold, thumb and orientate the map, while they were doing a range of courses at Fell Foot Park.

The interesting bit about this was when I got comments back like “When I did what you told me it worked!” Although this wasn’t a surprise to me, it seemed to be a surprise to all of the kids there, even ones that had done some orienteering before. Read more

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