Nippers 30 Oct

Nippers 30 Oct

We did 2 sessions of running at Nippers today – 8am for all ages and 10am for U9’s. From next week on, it will be at 9am. The 8am session focussed on run drills and flag diving. The 10am session did some short drills and flag starts. Both went very well – with really good … Read more


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Nippers 23 Oct

Here are a few links for the sprint drills we did on Sunday 23rd: High knees slow: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bexjXq-kw4&feature=youtube_gdata_player Focus: Don’t lean back; feet upwards – no ballerinas; everything straight forward & back. High knees faster: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teS7o-kR0aY&feature=youtube_gdata_player Bum kicks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzt1GeT2fDM&feature=youtube_gdata_player Focus: heels to bum Ground grabber http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8_klVjMlS8&feature=youtube_gdata_player Focus: Feel your foot grab the ground and pull … Read more


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This Week 23 Oct

Training groups were back on this week. Beautiful weather for both days – especially Saturday. No takers for the new Wednesday group (I trained on my own) – and a small group for Saturday morning. A couple of other interesting activities this week. On Sunday, I took the under 9 Avalon Nippers for sprint training … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, October 25th, 2011 | 0 comments

Buying Shoes

The two most common questions I get are “Where should I get my shoes from?” and “Which shoes should I choose?”. I’ll tackle the “Where from” question here with a quick look at the local shops: Northside Runners (Manly and new in Crows Nest). Good, well selected choice of shoes. Great advice from real runners. … Read more


Posted by Uncategorized, October 14th, 2011 | 0 comments

RUNwild Getting Started

I have been running and coaching for many years and have set up various informal groups of runners in that time. With RUNwild, I’m trying to get a permanent running group together, based in Avalon, to share the enjoyment and fitness that comes from running with others. I’m just getting the group kicked off – … Read more


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Tiger Health

I am happy to recommend Tiger Health for those runners looking for a Personal Trainer or Fitness Group or for those who want to mix in some martial arts. Tiger Health is a team of passionate Fitness Professionals providing results based fitness, nutrition and weight loss programs in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. They use a combination … Read more


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Central Swim

I am happy to recommend Central Swim for those runners who also swim and want stroke correction, squads or free swimming. Swim Coach Don McCredie, and Assistant Coach Fiona McCredie provide friendly and professional advice using the latest technology and equipment to get anyone moving and feeling better in the water. The CentralSwim Pool is … Read more


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