16th May 2013

What's New On Ucoach?

British Athletics’ world-leading coaching resource is constantly being updated with great new content. Here’s a look at some of what’s new on uCoach:

Peter Stanley: My thoughts on two great coaches

The newly appointed Head of Coaching and Development reflects on the experience of learning from two leading American coaches – Tom Tellez and Loren Seagrave – at last autumn’s European Sprints and Hurdles Conference at Warwick University. Stanley gives a detailed account of the different principles posed by both coaches and concludes that there is a great deal can be taken from the theories of both.


Endurance newsletter

Endurance Event Lead Martin Rush provides an update on endurance with information regarding coaching personnel and responsibilities, feedback from the local coach development programme and a summary of the latest endurance coaching content available on uCoach.


Rob Thickpenny & Dave Rownland: Physical Preparation

Two England Athletics National Coach Mentors discuss some of the theory behind physical preparation with specific emphasis on developing robust athletes. This video will be of use to development coaches across all events.


Anatoliy Bondarchuk: Reaching peak condition (part 1)

Dr Anatoliy Bondarchuk, renowned coach and 1972 Olympic hammer champion, discusses the implementation of his unique style of programming to the hammer throw. Bondarchuk goes into detail on peaking and how to cope with traveling to competitions with specific reference to Canadian Commonwealth shot put champion Dylan Armstrong. This video will be of use to all specialist hammer coaches.