Geraldton Athletics Day Camp 2015

Geraldton Camp

Geraldton Camp

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Purpose

To help every athlete reach they’re full potential on and off the sporting field.

Aims

1.     Further develop event specific track and field skills.

2.     Develop athlete’s exposure, knowledge and skills in strength and conditioning training in a scientific, age appropriate manner.

3.     Link rural and remote to city and indigenous to non-indigenous youth.

Spring Track and Field Clinic

Learn to Sprint, Run, Jump and Throw either for athletics or for your sport.

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th October, 9:30am-4pm.

Who

Participants

Any teen in the Mid West district in year 7 and older who want to be a better athlete. 

Athletes need to be committed, hard working and willing to learn and participate.

Coaches

Run by Athletes and Coaches from Canning Districts Athletics Club in partnership with Jacko Whitby and Geraldton Training Squad.

Supported by students from Carey Baptist College.

Come and learn from, be trained by and train along side some of WA’s best athletes including Thomas Brennan (National Medalist for High Jump) and Nickiesha Hodder (Silver Medalist at Under 20 Nationals for Javelin).

Shannon McCann and Jason Moyle.

We are excited to have Shannon McCann, 2 time national 100 hurdles champion (2012 and 2013) and her coach Jason Moyle join us for athletics camp this year.  The young people in the Mid West will have the opportunity to train with, be trained by and mentored by one of Australias best hurdlers and her coach.

Shannon is currently studying a triple major in Forensic biology and toxicology/molecular biology/biomedical science with a criminology minor.  She is a proud and passionate indigenous Australian and is passionate about inspiring and encouraging todays youth..

Learn

1.              Learn and practice techniques for the track and field disciplines including sprints, hurdles  and distance running, throws (Shot Put, Discus and Javelin) and jumps (long, triple and high).

2.              Strength and Conditioning for Athletic performance including plyometrics

3.              Nutritional advice and practice.

4.              Warm up and cool down techniques.

5.              Recovery techniques

Parent Information Afternoon

On the Saturday 3-4pm there will be a parent information session on nutrition for the teen athlete, post school education opportunities, scholarships to American Universities and information about “The Carey Right Track Foundation”.

Cost

Full cost $50

Early Bird Cost $40

Sign Up With A Friend $30 each ($60 for both)

This covers morning teas, afternoon teas, lunches and drinks through out the days.  This is to be paid on the first day of the clinics.

What to Bring

Athletes are expected to come prepared for physical exercise.  Please make sure the following items are brought in a bag and are labeled with the athlete’s name:

1.     Clothes ready to run in,

2.     Water bottle,

3.     Hat,

4.     Sunscreen on,

5.     Towel to stretch on and wipe sweat on and

6.     Note book and pen

My hope is that we may add value to the excellent work already being done by the Little Athletics Clubs and schools in the local area.  We aim to work alongside the athletes coaches, club and teachers and support network to enable the young person to reach their full potential both in their athletics and as a valuable member of society.

If you have any questions about the camp please email gwatson@carey.wa.edu.au

Coach White from the USA helping a young athlete

Coach White from the USA helping a young athlete