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Information for our training group at Halesowen Athletics Club, which is based around Sprints, Jumps, Throws, Hurdles and CE
RELAYS: It is confirmed that there ARE be 2 more "club:connect" relay competitions, both clashing with other events. 
The 1st is during the Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix (also IAAF Diamond League event), on the 7th June link to Diamond League link to Grand Prix
The 2nd is at the British Championships and will be on EITHER Sat 4th Jul or Sun 5th July link to British Championships
If you are in the relays, this will create an opportunity in the Heart of England League for another person in our club, who might otherwise not be picked. 
 
Taking part in the Relays take priority, please!
 
Timetable to the end of Summer 2015, update Tuesday 6th January (NOTE: Changes to REST DAYS before competitions)
DayDateLocationTimeTraining sessionType of athlete who should attend
      
Thu21-May-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri22-May-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat23-May-15County Champs? Worcs?All dayAll agesCompete as a training session
Sun24-May-15Rest day  Rest day
Mon25-May-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue26-May-15RELAY PRACTICE7.00 - 8.30 pmRELAY Diamond LgeAthletes selected for relay teams
Wed27-May-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu28-May-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri29-May-15Alexander Stadium, outdoor track7.00 - 8.30 pmRELAY PracticeAlexander Stadium, outdoor track for Athletes in our relay teams
Fri29-May-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpLong Jumpers may train on their own if they wish
Sat30-May-15YDL, LAG, GranthamAll dayU13 and U15 athletesCompete as a training session
Sun31-May-15Alex HiPAC (u17+ only)9.00 - 10.30 amHurdles+Sprints u17+Hurdlers + Grade 1 Sprinters (U17+ only)
Mon01-Jun-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue02-Jun-15RELAY PRACTICE7.00 - 8.30 pmRELAY Diamond LgeAthletes selected for relay teams
Wed03-Jun-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu04-Jun-15RELAY PRACTICE7.00 - 8.30 pmRELAY Diamond LgeAthletes selected for relay teams
Fri05-Jun-15Alexander Stadium Closed Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Sat06-Jun-15Rest day/Senior LeagueSee timetableU17 and aboveDetails and timetable here
Sun07-Jun-15HoE, Coventry//GP RELAYSAll dayRELAY Diamond LgeEither in GP RELAYs or Club Team
Mon08-Jun-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue09-Jun-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed10-Jun-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu11-Jun-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri12-Jun-15Rest day  Rest day
Sat13-Jun-15Various venuesAll dayCounty SchoolsFOCUS COMPETITION
Sun14-Jun-15Rest day  Rest day
Mon15-Jun-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue16-Jun-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed17-Jun-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu18-Jun-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri19-Jun-15Rest day  Rest day
Sat20-Jun-15Mason Trophy, venue tbaAll dayRegional SchoolsFOCUS COMPETITION
Sun21-Jun-15YDL, LAG, NewarkAll dayU13 and U15 athletesCompete as a training session
Mon22-Jun-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue23-Jun-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed24-Jun-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu25-Jun-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri26-Jun-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat27-Jun-15CE Sch R'g'ls, Venue tbaAll dayCE AthletesFOCUS COMPETITION
Sun28-Jun-15YDL UAG, SolihullAll dayU17 and U20 athletesCompete as a training session
Mon29-Jun-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue30-Jun-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed01-Jul-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu02-Jul-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri03-Jul-15Rest day  Rest day
Sat04-Jul-15Rest/Sen' League/RELAYSOr RELAYSU17 and aboveDetails and timetable here
Sun05-Jul-15HoE, Rugby/RELAYSOr RELAYSCareful if in ESAA Nats...Events as advised by Coach
Mon06-Jul-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue07-Jul-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed08-Jul-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu09-Jul-15Rest day  Rest day
Fri10-Jul-15ESAA Nats, GatesheadAll dayAthletes are selectedFOCUS COMPETITION
Sat11-Jul-15ESAA Nats, GatesheadAll dayAthletes are selectedFOCUS COMPETITION
Sun12-Jul-15Rest day  Rest day
Mon13-Jul-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue14-Jul-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed15-Jul-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu16-Jul-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri17-Jul-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat18-Jul-15YDL/LAG/Nuneaton + SIABAll dayU1315 + SIAB selectedCompete LAG or at SIAB (venue tba)
Sun19-Jul-15Rest day  Rest day
Mon20-Jul-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue21-Jul-15Home Home circuiAthletes who wish to improve
Wed22-Jul-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu23-Jul-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri24-Jul-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat25-Jul-15Rest day  Rest day
Sun26-Jul-15YDL UAG, LeicesterAll dayU17 and U20 athletesCompete as a training session
Mon27-Jul-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue28-Jul-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed29-Jul-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu30-Jul-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri31-Jul-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat01-Aug-15Rest day  Rest day
Sun02-Aug-15Alex' HiPAC9.00 - 10.30 amHurdles+SprintsHurdlers + Grade 1 Sprinters
Mon03-Aug-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue04-Aug-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed05-Aug-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu06-Aug-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri07-Aug-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat08-Aug-15Rest day  Rest day
Sun09-Aug-15Alex' HiPAC9.00 - 10.30 amHurdles+SprintsHurdlers + Grade 1 Sprinters
Sun09-Aug-15Senior LeagueAll DayU17 and aboveSee timetable
Mon10-Aug-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue11-Aug-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed12-Aug-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu13-Aug-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri14-Aug-15Rest day  Rest day
Sat15-Aug-15Midlands Age ChampsAll dayAthletes' choice?venue Leicester? FOCUS COMP'
Sun16-Aug-15Midlands Age ChampsAll dayAthletes' choice?venue Leicester? FOCUS COMP'
Mon17-Aug-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue18-Aug-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed19-Aug-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu20-Aug-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri21-Aug-15Alexander Stadium HiPAC6.00 - 7.00 pmSP, JT, HJTo suit CE Athletes and Throwers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmLong JumpGrade 4+ Long Jumpers
   7.00 - 9.00 pmTop level SprintersGrade 2+ who can train independently
Sat22-Aug-15Rest day  Rest day
Sun23-Aug-15Alex' HiPAC9.00 - 10.30 amHurdles+SprintsHurdlers + Grade 1 Sprinters
Mon24-Aug-15Halesowen6.00 - 7.00 pmAthletics 365Younger athletes learning Athletics
   7.00 - 8.30 pmSprint for allYr 7+ Sprinters: all abilities
Tue25-Aug-15Home Home circuitAthletes who wish to improve
Wed26-Aug-15Halesowen, Smithy+Gym7.00 - 7.45 pmCircuitsAthletes who wish to improve
   7.45 - 8.45 pmWeightsInvited athletes only
Thu27-Aug-15Halesowen7.00 - 8.30 pmAdvanced SprintersGrade 4 or better Sprinters
Fri28-Aug-15Rest day  Rest day
Sat29-Aug-15England Age NationalsAll dayAthletes need quali'sFOCUS COMPETITION
Sun30-Aug-15England Age NationalsAll dayAthletes need quali'sFOCUS COMPETITION
Mon31-Aug-15BANK HOLIDAY FOLLOWING EAA NATIONALS - REST DAY AND NO TRAINING FOR ANYONE
Tue01-Sep-15NO TRAINING IN SEPTMEBER - IT ALL RESTARTS ON THE FIRST MONDAY IN OCTOBER
 

Competition warm-up routine for 2015: download here  New weights session and new 37 minute Circuit: download here

Training documents - please print a copy of warm-ups and weights sessions if you attend, then bring with you each time (laminate if possible)

How do you feel after a training session and is it normal?  This document shows the fatigue profile after four different types of training session and may help you understand what is "normal" and what is "good fatigue", which, after all, leads to a positive adaptation.

Some ideas for athletes to consider as we train through the long, cold, wet and windy days and nights of winter....

  1. Those who say they can and those who say they can't, both are usually right

  2. See into the future, dream of what you want to become

  3. When people can't do something themselves, they want to tell you that you can't...you do not have to let them know that you are ignoring them!

  4. Set yourself 3-5 targets for this season

  5. Pain is temporary, it may last a minute, an hour, a day or a week, but it will subside and something else will take its place

  6. In training "If you're going through hell, keep going" because your dream is on the other side of hell

Latest AAA's standards here; Latest ESAA standards here

Stretching with a foam roller, from Physio' Rosemary Rhodes: link

Link to...Combined events - a short explanation (Includes Heptathlon and Decathlon)

 

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