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HDLAC Training

Training is available for registered and non-registered athletes and recommended for U8+.  Parents are welcome to participate and must remain onsite for the duration of the training for all U12 and younger athletes.  Younger siblings are welcome to participate but must not be disruptive.

Check the HDLAC facebook page for up to date information on any cancellations or changes.  Training will continue in most weather conditions.  Come prepared for the weather conditions and bring appropriate clothing.  You will also need warm and dry clothing for after the session, a water bottle and normal running shoes. Spikes are not required. Centre uniform is also not required.

We are always looking for new coaches to join our coaching team.  Please get in touch with vice@hdlac.org.au if you are interested in coaching at Pennant Hills.

2020 Training Description

Date/TimeMonday
4:30 - 6:00
Tuesday
5:30-6:30
Thursday
4:30-5:30
Thursday
5:30-6:30
Sunday
2:30-3:30
Sunday
3:30-4:30
SessionMiddle DistanceSkill DevelopmentTeen Squad
Sprints & Distance
Skill DevelopmentJumps & Sprint Squad
Meet at the LJ Pits
Throws Squad
Meet at the LJ Pits
CoachJoeGrant & JessMaddy & JoeMaddy & RakeliMaddy Maddy & Tim
AgeRecommended U10+Recommended U8+Strictly U13+ or by applicationRecommended U8+Recommended U10+Recommended U10+
CostNo ChargeNo Charge$5 per sessionNo Charge$5 per session$5 per session

2020 Training Calendar

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
3/2/20
Middle Distance 4:30
LJ training 4:30-5:30 for Region squad
4/2/20
Sprints & Discus
5/2/20
No Training
6/2/20
Teen Squad: 4:30
Skills 5:30: Triple Jump and Pace Setting
7/2/20
No Training
8/2/20
Cancelled
9/2/20
Cancelled
10/2/20
Middle Distance
11/2/20
Starts & Shot Put
12/2/20
No Training
13/2/20
Teen Squad: 4:30
Skills 5:30: Hurdles and Discus
14/2/20
No Training
15/2/20
REGION
16/2/20
REGION
17/2/20
Middle Distance
18/2/20
Septathlon Ninja Course
19/2/20
No Training
20/2/20
Teen Squad: 4:30
Skills 5:30: Hammer throw taster
21/2/20
No Training
22/2/20
HDLAC Septathlon
23/2/20
LJ or Sprints
Javelin
24/2/20
Middle Distance
25/2/20
tbc
26/2/20
No Training
27/2/20
Teen Squad: 4:30
Skills 5:30: tbc
28/2/20
No Training
29/2/20
HDLAC leap day Comp
1/3/20
LJ or TJ
Shot or Disc
2/3/20
Middle Distance
3/2/20
tbc
4/3/20
No Training
5/3/20
Teen Squad: 4:30
Skills 5:30: tbc
6/3/20
No Training
7/3/20
HDLAC Comp
8/3/20
No Training
HDLAC does Thornleigh Bunnings BBQ

For more information on our training sessions, see below.  Please make note of the different start times.

Monday – Middle Distance Training: 4:30-5:30pm.  Ern Holmes Oval, Pennant Hills.

A mixture of long and short intervals across varied terrain, in and around the oval. Aims are for general fitness and speed endurance, as well as technique efficiency. Sessions will be tailored to suit the age and ability of all participants.

Tuesday – Athletic Skill Development: 5.30 – 6.30.  Ern Holmes Oval, Pennant Hills.

Recommended for U8+ our coaches will use the LANSW OnTrack Level 2 skill development plans to build foundation skills necessary for all athletics events.

Thursday – Teen Running Squad: 4.30 – 5.30.  Ern Holmes Oval, Pennant Hills.

This invitational squad will cover all running events and is strictly for U13+ unless by prior agreement.  Training fee of $5 per session payable to coaches on the night.  This squad is for our committed athletes who want to develop their running and demonstrate a maturity to their training.  Younger athletes with proven ability to listen, follow directions and work hard are welcome to apply by emailing vice@hdlac.org.au.

Thursday – Athletic Skill Development: 5.30 – 6.30.  Ern Holmes Oval, Pennant Hills.

Recommended for U8+, our coaches will use the LANSW OnTrack Levels 3 to 4 skill development plans to build extension skills necessary for all athletics events.

Sunday – Jumps, Sprints & Throws Squad: 2:30-3:30 (Horizontal Jumps/Sprints) 3:30-4:30 (Throws)  Ern Holmes Oval, Pennant Hills.  Meet at the Long Jump pits.

This squad based training is for those wanting to extend their skills for jumps and throws.  Beginners should stick with Tuesday/Thursday skills development sessions.  Please pay attention to the timing and small fee for these sessions.  Athletes are welcome to attend both sessions, or just arrive for their event preference.  On occasion, High Jump training will be available depending on demand and assistance with equipment.

Email vice@hdlac.org.au for more information on group training, or to organise event specific training.