Disabled Athlete Talent Introduction Day – Bath – Sunday 16th March 2014

British Athletics are promoting a series of Talent Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes to train with specialist coaches across the Paralympic athletics events – sprints, ambulant throws, seated throws and wheelchair racing.

If you enjoy sport and want to try something new, have met one of the Parallel Success team at an event, or joined an athletics club in the past year these events are for you!

Aged 11+, children and adults

Sporty background – enjoy P.E, athletics, sport or working out

Paralympic impairment groups including:

  • ·         Visually Impaired and Blind
  • ·         Cerebral Palsy inc Stroke & Trauma
  • ·         Spinal Injuries
  • ·         Amputee inc Dysmelia & Talipes
  • ·         Dwarfism
  • ·         Learning Disability

DATE

VENUE

CONTACT

Sunday 1st December

NEWHAM

Job

Sunday 26th January

CHELMSFORD  

Shelley

Sunday 9th February

LOUGHBOROUGH

Job

Sunday 16th February

SHEFFIELD

Shelley

Sunday 16th March

BATH

Job

Saturday 22nd March

MANCHESTER

Shelley

Sunday 23rd March

NORTH LONDON

Job

Dates for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, TBC

Katie

 

EVENTS

Athletes need to register in advance for Talent Introduction Days, stating which event discipline they would like to join:

Job King                               (Midlands & South)         – jking@britishathletics.org.uk                   07841504311

Shelley Holroyd                (North & East)                   – sholroyd@britishathletics.org.uk           07912070625

Katie Jones                         (UK – wide)                         – kjones@britishathletics.org.uk               07912070624

Alternatively new athletes can complete this online form and England Athletics will get back to you: www.englandathletics.org/parallelsuccess

Coaches will be delivering the following sessions:

  • o   Sprints & Running
  • o   Ambulant Throws
  • o   Seated Throws
  • o   Wheelchair Racing