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Club Development Conference

   
Sunday 27 January 2019

 

Durham ARC

Here is the programme for the Club Development Conference, which was held at Durham ARC on Sunday 27 January 2019. Please address any question about the conference to Ellie Hizzett at eleanor.m.hizzett@durham.ac.uk. Thanks to DARC for hospitality and great food.

   

Downloads (more to come)

  

Questions and 2019-20 dates for Competitions Review session

Dates for competitions 2019-20 (without the questions)

 

Programme

Time

Session

09:45 - 10:15

REGISTRATION and TEA / COFFEE

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome and Overview

Chair of Northern Rowing Council

10:30 - 11:30

Performance Mind Academy

Graeme Foreman

11:30 - 12:30

Junior mobility

Kathryn Henderson

Club governance

Michael Laing

NRC Chair

Water safety update

John Mulholland

12:30 - 1:30

Developing individuals and clubs

James Andrews

Masters mobility 

Kathryn Henderson

1:30 - 2:30

LUNCH

2:30 - 3:30

Masters mobility handbook review 

Jeff Watling

Comps review

(esp regattas)

Colin Percy

Junior strength and conditioning

Jon Boyle 

3:30 - 4:30

Advanced rigging

Ian Shore 

Women in coaching

Laura Richardson & Ellie Hizzett

Masters strength and conditioning

Jon Boyle  

4:30 - 4:45

Closing Comments

Further information on speakers and topics

 

10:30 - Performance Mind Academy - Graeme Foreman

        

Graeme’s sporting background originated in tennis before supporting a number or other sports both nationally and internationally. Over the past few years he has been working in County Durham and Northumberland supporting a wide number of organisations, from Northumberland LTA to Team Durham.

    

Session content - Understanding Greatness: Looking into the bigger picture with a rower analysis, identifying key characteristics and empowering them to excel.

           

11:30 (1) - Junior Mobility - Kathryn Henderson

 

Based in Ryton, Kathryn brings over ten year’s experience of sports massage and athlete injury prevention education. Owning both a sports massage business, Fingers and Thumbs, and a gym, Tri Fit, she has spent that time enabling athletes in her area to perform. Working across sports such as rugby, triathlon and rowing from grass root to international performance levels.

           

Kathryn is running a session centred around targeting injury prone areas in junior rowers with stretching and rolling exercises that can be integrated into a normal training week to reduce risk. If you own a roller at home, please bring it with you but it is not mandatory for the session.

              

Suitable for junior athletes and their coaches.

     

11:30 (2) - Club Governance - Speaker TBC

   

Run by an officer of British Rowing, a review on effective practice in managing and running clubs.  Details to follow.

                

11:30 (3) Water Safety Update - John Mulholland, Regional Rowing safety Adviser

    

A review of safety in the last year in the region and an update on safety advice from the national level issues. Will also cover topical umpiring issues, there being a significant overlap between umpiring and safety concerns for competitions.

                 

12:30 (1) - Developing Individuals and Clubs - James Andrews, British Rowing

       

Details to follow.

           

12:30 (2) - Masters Mobility - Kathryn Henderson

 

See above for Kathryn’s background.

                       

Kathryn is running a session centred around targeting injury prone areas in masters rowers with stretching and rolling exercises that can be integrated into a normal week to reduce risk. If you own a roller at home, please bring it with you but it is not mandatory for the session

              

2:30 (1) - Masters Restricted Mobility Handbook - Jeff Watling

          

Presentation and demonstration by Jeff Watling, BR Masters Committee Chair.

                

2:30 (2) - Events reviews, with emphasis on regattas - Colin Percy

        

A presentation followed by discussion on the way forward for summer regattas in the region. We will also look briefly at head races and at the new Competition Framework.

                         

2:30 (3) - Junior Strength and Conditioning Workshop - Jon Boyle

           

Originally Consett based, Jon has worked with DUBC for the last decade. Writing and delivering a programme recognised not only by the athletes to come through it such as Will Fletcher and Angus Groom but the GB Rowing Team, leading to his link to the current U23 GBRT Strength and Conditioning Coaching team. Alongside this he works with individual athletes around the region to support them reach their potential.

          

In this session Jon will be reviewing fundamental movement patterns needed to aid performance in a boat, including hinge, squat and single leg work.

              

3:30 (1) – Advance rigging workshop - Ian Shore

    

Running Programme’s and Squads across the country, with previous experience including leading the Welsh Rowing Team, Ian will be covering set up of general boat measurements, appropriate blade lengths and individualisation for athletes. Please bring your questions with you (and your tape measure!)

                            

3:30 (2) - Women in coaching workshop - Laura Richardson and Ellie Hizzett

           

Both full time at DUBC, Laura and Ellie have been attending conferences for female performance coaches as part of a UK Coaching initiative and are keen to share their experiences and highlight areas they have found the most useful and inspiring.  

           

This session is for female coaches in the Northern Region.

         

3:30 (3) - Masters strength and conditioning workshop - Jon Boyle

      

See above for Jon’s background.

           

In this session Jon will be reviewing fundamental movement patterns needed to aid performance in a boat, including hinge, squat and single leg work and focussing on masters rowing.

 

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