Jumps Squad Session May 2024


Last Saturday May 4th saw the first of our event specific squad days focusing on U17-U 23 jumps athletes. This was open to athletes who compete at National championships throughout the country.

Just Under 50 athletes attended the session which was coached by Jonas Dodoo of Speedworks training. It was fantastic to see the athletes engage in the session which focused on the impact of drills and plyometrics on performance and how to transfer these skills to jump performance. During the 90 minute session, athletes’ personal coaches and coaches from the network day observed coach Dodoo, taking notes to help further their own coaching knowledge. This provided coaches a fantastic opportunity to gain practical insights, develop their knowledge and network with each other.

This was made successful with collaboration between the Coach education manager Conor Wilson and Athlete development manager Grace Lynch.

We look forward to more event specific days in the coming weeks. Our next squad day will be a national Pole vault session in Nenagh Indoor Stadium on May 11th from 11-1pm. This is open to U15-U23 athletes who compete at a national level. Sign up is available HERE.

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