Bike NZ, in association with the New Zealand Olympic Committee Solidarity Fund, is delivering its inaugural Elite Coaches Workshop in April 2005. Experienced regional and national coaches from Cycling New Zealand, Mountain Bike New Zealand and BMX New Zealand are invited to attend the workshop to up-skill and improve their coaching knowledge.
BikeNZ has furthermore announced that Dr Dave Martin and Martin Barras from Cycling Australia will be presenters on this course, providing their experience, knowledge and expertise on such areas as the role of the coach, the relationship between sports medicine, sports science and research, specificity of training plans and programming as well as the providing practical skills and knowledge that are required to plan, conduct and evaluate training programmes.
The course is supported by the New Zealand Olympic Solidarity Fund, the body responsible for managing and administering the share of the television rights of the Olympic Games that is allocated to the National Olympic Committees. The Elite Coaches Workshop will take place at the New Zealand Academy of Sport Central, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, from April 15-17,2005.