Further Welsh Athletics Jumps Foundation Days planned in March

25/02/2019 00:00, I Mewn Blog /

Welsh Athletics are excited to announce two further Foundation Development Days focusing on the Long Jump and High Jumpevents for u13 and u15 athletes in the South and East regions. 

The Foundation Day for the South Region will take place on Saturday 23rd March, with Long Jump being delivered by Fran Baker and High Jump being delivered by Stephen Bailey.

The Foundation Day for the East Region will take place on Sunday 24th March, with Long Jump being delivered by Becca Chapman and High Jump being delivered by Anna Paterson & Martyn Yemm.

Both days will take place at the National Indoor Athletics Centre, Cardiff from 1pm until 4pm. The maximum number of athletes accepted per discipline will be 15 (15 for Long Jump /15 for High Jump)

The events covered on the day are focused towards coaches and athletes, and will be delivered by local community coaches. The day is open to U13 and U15 athletes who have 3 or more registered marks on power of ten for 2018/19.

To confirm their attendance, athletes and coaches will need to follow the entry links below:

South Region Foundation Day Registration 

East Region Foundation Day Registration

The information required will be:

  • Athlete Name
  • Age and age group
  • Event and PB
  • Contact email

The days' provisional timetable is as follows: 

Arrival and Introduction 1:00 pm
Extended Warm Up and Movement Drills 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Practical - Event Related 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cool Down, Conclusion and Depart  3:30 - 4:00 pm

The foundation day aims to give young athletes  the opportunity to come together and develop and gain technical and physical knowledge of the event. The day is open to all coaches and parents to come a long and be involved.

Any questions please contact Stephen Bailey