Combined Event Practice Day – 24th Jan 2021

The Knox coaches as in previous years will be running a combined events practice day the weekend before State Combined Events. This is a great way to get event specific assistance from the coaches to assist you to be your best the weekend after.

This special coaching session is open to all athletes from U9 and up, regardless of whether you are entered for Combined events and will replace the Sunday morning throws & sprints coaching.

Location Knox Track

Date Sun 24th Jan 2021

Setup from 8:30am
Athletes arrive at 8:45am for briefing
Events 9am-midday

Schedule (5-7 events depending on age)
Long Jump
Discus (boys) & Shot (girls)
Sprints : 100m (boys & U9-13 girls) & 200m (U14-16 girls)
Hurdles on back straight
Javelin (U15) & High Jump (U15)
800m U9-13 race followed by U14-16 race

Multi-Class Schedule (4 events)
Long Jump

We will be using the rules & point scoring tables used for State Combined events :

  • 3 jumps & throws only
  • limit of 8 high jumps

We will need assistance from parents to setup/packup hurdles and record keeping/measuring, etc.

There will be coaching at each event from the Knox coaches to assist athletes. Understanding & tactics for each of the events and how to maximise your overall points will be part of the coaching on practice day.

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