Join us for the NxT Generation Home Nations Coaching ConferenceSeptember 18, 2018
Bookings are now being taken for a unique conference which will give swimming coaches across the country the chance to learn innovative techniques.
The two-day NxT Generation Home Nations Coaching Conference takes place at Lancashire County Cricket Club’s Old Trafford ground on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November.
A wide range of speakers from the across the country will be attending the event, which will give coaches who work within each of the home nations’ national talent pathways the opportunity to share ideas ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Jo Jones, Swim England’s coach development manager, said: “In the ever-changing world of competitive swimming, this two-day conference will provide a unique opportunity to focus on innovative approaches and techniques.
“Our wide range of speakers will discuss the challenges of supporting athletes to transition from youth to senior success. This includes physical, environmental and social aspect, with contributions from both pathway managers, coaches, and sport scientists.
“It’s an essential conference, that’s been jointly organised by the home nations and supported by British Swimming, which will impact on every area of your athletes’ development.”
How much does it cost?
- Early bird price: £260 (this price is only available if you book before 18 October 2018)
- Standard ticket price: £300
- Bookings open from Tuesday 18 September 2018
- Bookings close Friday 9 November 2018
- Conference delegate fee
- Lunch, evening meal and overnight accommodation on 16 November
- Breakfast and lunch on 17 November
- Parking at the venue for both days
- Access to all presentations and supporting resources
|Day one – Friday 16 November 2018|
|09.00||Arrival and registration|
Home Nations Collaboration Conference 2018
|10.00|| Generation Z – Why, What and How|
Dr John Alder – Senior Performance Pathway Scientist (Learning & Development)
English Institute of Sport
|11.15|| The Development of Duncan Scott|
Steven Tigg and Tim Jones
|13.30||Optimal Athlete Development Framework (OADF) Launch|
Tim Jones, Kevin Renshaw and project team
|14.00||The Development of Dan Jervis|
Adam Baker and Graeme Antwhistle
|15.15||Female Breaststroke Quartet|
Andi Manley and Kevin Renshaw
|16.15||Consolidation of Learning and Bite Size Learning Workshops|
|19.30||Conference dinner and after dinner speaker|
Nigel Redman – Head of Performance Team Development, British Swimming
|Day two – Saturday 17 November 2018|
|09.00||Welcome and reflections from day one|
|09.15||The ‘Rocky Road’ of Talent Development with discussion|
Neil McCarthy – Performance Pathway and Talent Manager
British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association
|11.00||Characteristics of Elite Coaches with discussion|
Dr Gillian Cook and Nigel Redman
|13.00||Training Models in a Club Environment |
Ryan Livingston and Kevin Renshaw
|14.00||Looking ahead to Tokyo 2020|
Bill Furniss – Head Coach, British Swimming
Please note this programme is subject to change.