NextGen Athletics Camp, University of Stirling Sport, Tuesday, 14. July 2020

The University of Stirling, in partnership with Active Stirling and Scottish Athletics, invites you to take part in an exciting opportunity to develop yourself as a junior athlete. Our NextGen Athletics Camp is taking place on Tuesday 14 – Thursday 16 July 2020!
Open for competitive athletes aged between 14 and 18 years old, this three-day residential camp will help athletes work on the skills needed to pursue their athletic goals.

Sessions delivered by Scottish Athletics' renowned event-group coaches
Develop knowledge, skills and competencies that are essential to achieve your full potential
Support and insight into what's needed to develop to senior status
Athlete education opportunities, and Q&A sessions with elite international athletes

The camp will be led by Active Stirling's Athletics Development Officer, Janelle McGurk, with support from coaches identified by Scottish Athletics.
Who can attend:
We welcome age group athletes who are registered with an affiliated athletics club.

Minimum age: 14
Athletes aiming to develop themselves towards the next competitive level

This camp is event group training, offering coaching for the following disciplines:

Sprints and Hurdles

*adapted training sessions due to facility availability
What’s included:
Based at Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, voted The Times 'Sports University of the Year 2020', this camp will include:

​Track and field sessions at the University, led by identified Scottish Athletics coaches, focusing on:

Skills + technique workshops
Training principles
Specific event analysis

Strength and Conditioning workshop with the University’s Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach, Joshua Walsh.
Observation of High Performance training sessions.
Meet and greet opportunities with international athletes.
Education talks from coaching team 

Understanding your training
Competition behaviours + routines
Training philosophy

Yoga with University of Stirling high performance swimmer and qualified yoga instructor, Eve Thompson, focusing on:

Core strength
Breathing skills

Camp kit
Full board and accommodation will be provided in the University’s residences and catering outlets.


£375 - includes all training costs, kit, accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Please note that schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday, 14. July 2020, University of Stirling Sport, NextGen Athletics Camp

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