Thanks to eveyone who attended the BMC coaching day which took place as part of the European Endurance Conferance at Leeds Beckett University. Bernard Ouma Kenyan Olympic Coach to World 1500m Champion Timothy Cheruiuyot (above) inteviewed by Geoff Wightman Norman Poole “Aspects of the 800m” Andy Young, Coach to Olymic silver medalist Laura Muir and
BMC 5000m coaching discussion with Tim Hutchings 4th 1984 Olympic 5000m and 2 x world cross country silver medallist. Neville Taylor compares and is joined by David Lowes and Mark Hookway. Photo Mark Shearman – Tim Hutchings and Said Aouita in the Los Angeles Olympic final
Top coaches Norman Poole, James Thie, Andy Henderson, David Lowes and Mark Hookway bring a massive amount of knowledge to the table as they join together in a zoom call facilitated by Neville Taylor. They disuss the different approaches to 800m training and how to develop the 400m/800m type athlete and the 800m/1500m athlete.
The new BMC COACHING CONFERENCE CALL is proving a successful project. They are now taking place on a regular basis throughout the UK Many practical coaching topics are being discussed by a number of coaches. The sessions ,lasting approx. 60 +minutes ,are led by experienced coaches such as Norman Poole/David Lowes/George Gandy/Mark Hookway/James Thie
David Lowes, British Milers’ Club Secretary and Academy Chair PRESENTLY, we are in the middle (hopefully), of one of the most unique and catastrophic periods in our lifetimes. The Covid-19 virus has not only changed our day-to-day routines, it has changed the way we live, think and in the case of runners, the whole approach