Nutrition, Health & Pre-competition Workshops for Young Athletes

Athlete Life Development

Nutrition, Health & Pre-competition Workshops for Young Athletes

4th January

Athlete Life Development aims to help athletes of all levels maximise their potential in sport and life. On 4th January we will host a day of interactive workshops for sportspeople of all sports in Adamstown, Co. Wexford. Facilitated by experienced practitioners this is an ideal way to start 2016 for aspiring athletes of all levels. 

Nutrition and your health - an introduction for young athletes and their parents  - 11am to 12.30pm, €3 per person

This workshop facilitated Dr Elizabeth Egan (BSc, PhD) and Jennifer Higgins (BSc) is designed for 11-15 year olds (and their parents/ coaches) from any sport this workshop will cover basic nutrition, injury prevention and looking after your health in an interactive and participant-orientated way.


Dealing with pre-competition nerves - 1pm to 3pm, €5 per person

Mark Rogers (MSc, BSc) will facilitate this workshop for athletes from any sport aged 13 upwards. Aimed to empower atheltes and develop strategies to cope with pre-competition nerves. Covering practical tips that can help you use pre-competition anxiety to your advantage this is an ideal workshop to help sportspeople maximise their performance in 2016. 


Steeplechase: The Basics 3.30pm  to 5pm (free of charge)

Aimed at track and field athletes or anyone else who would like to try the event this is an ideal opportunity to learn about training for steeplechase and trying some practical exercises. Practical workshop - participants should dress for mild exercise. 


For more information or to book your place on any of the workshops contact or 087 271 8810

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Mon 4th Jan 2016