Training

Manx Harriers run numerous training sessions a week throughout the year from sprints to middle distance, race walking coaching and technique work, throws, jumps, circuits, 365 training and sports hall athletics. Manx Harriers is an inclusive club and everyone is welcome regardless of their age or ability.

UK Athletics Qualified Coaches are at all sessions.

Manx Harriers Coaching/Training Sessions
All athletes are reminded that the NSC track is a public facility. If you wish to use it you have to pay for the privilege. This can be done by becoming a member of the NSC for a nominal charge for the year or by paying £2.10 juniors or £2.95 adults each time you use the track. Your club membership does NOT cover use of the track.
Level Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Senior

Expert

High Jump – 6 to 8pm

Race Walking (clubhouse) – 5.30 to 6.30pm

Social Running Group (clubhouse) – 6.30 to 7.30pm

Endurance – 6.00 to 7.30pm

Horizontal Jumps – 6.30 to 7.30pm

Sprints – 6 to 7.30pm

Race Walking -(clubhouse) – 6pm to 7.30pm

Throws – 5 to 7pm

High Jump – 6 to 8pm

Sprints – 5.30pm to 7pm

Race walking – 5 to 6pm (Track)

 

Pole Vault – 5 to 7pm

Endurance – 10 to 11.45am

Horizontal Jumps – 10.30 to 12 noon

Sprints – 10 to 11.30am

 

U13/15

Developing & Progressing (365)

T&F – 7 to 8.00pm

Only when T&F Lge. Thursday

Race Walking  (clubhouse)– 5.30 to 6.30pm

High Jump – 5 to 6pm

Horizontal Jumps – 6.30 to 7.30pm

 

Endurance – 4.30 to 5.30pm

Throws – 5 to 7pm

T&F – 7 to 8.15pm (see below)

High Jump and Throws (set dates see notes) – 7 to 8.15pm

High Jump – 5 to 6pm

Race Walking (Track) – 5 to 6pm

Pole Vault – 5 to 7pm

Endurance – 9am to 10am

Occasionally 10 to 11.45

Horizontal Jumps – 10.30 to 12 noon

365

Beginners

T&F  – 6 to 7pm

Only when T&F Lge.  Thursdays

27/0 & 17/08

365 Waiting Rm

5.30 to 6.30

3 weeks in 4

T&F – 6 to 7pm

No 365 training on 30/07, 20/08 & 27/08

All sessions are on the track unless stated otherwise above!

Please see notes that go with this diagram on next page

Notes

Athlete progression is covered as below:

  • 365 Programme – Beginners 7 to 11 years
  • Developing and Progressing Programme (365) – 11 years to 15/16 years
  • Expert Programme – 15/16 years Upwards – Seniors/Vets

Movement between levels is based upon age and/or the ability of the athlete in question. This is always to be decided in discussion with the coaches.

High Jump and Throws – Developing and Progressing Programme (365)

Presently we do not have enough coaches to work weekly with younger athletes in these areas. Coaching will be available from 7 to 8.15pm for athletes in these areas on the following evenings 2 Mondays and 1 Thursday –
a. M 27/07 b. M 17/08 c. Th 10/09

Sprints Expert Programme

This group is not covered in the club coaching programme at present as there is no qualified coach taking it only senior athletes who look after themselves.

A session is available on Saturday morning which is run by Peter Kaneen where Jumpers and Sprinters will be catered for. Contact Peter for more information – see coaching contacts list. 

Contact details for sessions

We advise that if you are going to attend a session for the first time you contact the relevant coach in advance to check this is the best session for you and that there is space for you. Once you have attended and know the session is right for you then discussion can be ongoing with the coaches at the session.

 

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