The Boulder Running Clinics July 2015 High School Coach’s clinic will feature four outstanding speakers.
Steve Magness, one of the brightest coaches in the sport and author of “The Science of Running,” will discuss how to train high school athletes for cross country and outdoor track. He will specifically focus on the the latest science that informs his coaching. If you’re unfamiliar with Steve’s work you can check him out at ScienceofRunning.com or follow in on twitter @stevemagness.
Vern Gambetta, author of the book “Athletic Development,” will be presenting not only in the lecture hall on functional training and strength training, but he will also conduct a “learn by doing” session outside for all attendees. Vern’s blog is one of the best blogs for coaches – check it out here. You can follow Vern on twitter @coachgambetta.
Charlie Kern of York High School, arguably the best boys cross country program in the history of american high school athletics, will present twice during the clinic. His first presentation will focus on the the developing young runners and his second presentation will give attendees a look at York Cross Country: inside and out.
Finally, Dr. Richard Hansen of Boulder, Colorado, a crowd favorite of previous Boulder Running Clinics, will also be doing one presentation inside and one “learn by doing” presentation outside. Dr. Hansen’s presentations will focus on common injuries for high school school athletes and how to treat those injuries.
The clinic takes place on July 24th and 25th on the University of Colorado Campus in Boulder, Colorado. Lunch will be served both days. There will be a coaches social the evening of the 25th, which will be a great time to learn from your fellow coaches.
This clinic is sponsored by Sketchers and each attendee with receive a pair of Sketchers running shoes.
The cost of the clinic is $247. All of the clinic presentations will be recorded in HD video and all attendees will receive those videos for free following the clinic.
To register for the clinic click here. And if you’re coming to the clinic, check out our event page on Facebook and let others know that you’ll be attending. If you are looking or a room we highly recommend the Courtyard by Marriott in Louisville (just to over the hill from Boulder. Tell them you’re with the Boulder Running Clinics to get their best summer rate.