Dream. Believe. Achieve. Athletics Holiday Development Clinic (January)

This clinic conducted in the January school holidays is open to ANY 5-17 year olds!

The clinic is designed to provide opportunities for skill / technique development in the participants desired athletic track and field events through coaching from some of South Australia’s best coaches. There is also a Mini Olympics offered to allow the participants to put their learnings into practice!

Our aim is for you to dream… believe… and achieve personal best results!

DATES: Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th January 2022

LOCATION: SA Athletics Stadium, 145 Railway Terrace, Mile End SA 5031

9:00AM – 1:00PM (each day)


1. ONE DAY – $65.00 per child
2. TWO DAYS – $100.00 per child

REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: 12:00PM Midday Friday 7th January 2022

EVENTS COACHING – Tuesday 18th January 2022:

On the first day of the Holiday Clinic, participants will partake in a series of coaching sessions as detailed below. They will also have the exciting opportunity to meet Australian Steeplecheese Runner Matthew Clarke who is coming in for a presentation!

U6-U8 – Set run, jump, and throw program, which involves Sprints, Relays, Hurdles, Long Jump, Modified High Jump, Shot Put & Discus.

U9-U18 – Receive 3 coaching sessions in 3 athletics events of your choice. The events available are:

  • Sprints (Straights)
  • Sprints (Bends)
  • Hurdles
  • Distance Running
  • Walks
  • High Jump – Scissor Kick (U9-U10)
  • High Jump – Fosbury Flop (U11-U18)
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump (U11-U18)
  • Shot Put
  • Discus
  • Javelin (U11-U18)
  • Pole Vault (U12-U18)

MINI OLYMPICS – Wednesday 19th January 2022:

On the second day of the Holiday Clinic, participants will have the opportunity to participate in actual athletics events, where their results for the day will be recorded. There will also be a team’s based competition run between the two event sessions!

U6-U8 – 100m, Long Jump, 200m, Discus & some skills based activities.

U9-U18 – 2 event sessions where athletes can select 3 events per session of the following available events:

Session 1:

  • 100m
  • 400m
  • Shot Put
  • Javelin (U11-U18)
  • Long Jump
  • High Jump (U11-U18)

Session 2:

  • 200m
  • 800m
  • Discus
  • Triple Jump (U11-U18)
  • Long Jump
  • High Jump (U9-U10)