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Athletics Australia Endurance Conference

Athletics Australia are delighted to invite you to a special Professional Development opportunity at the 2018 Zatopek:10 Championships. Join the panel of expert Coaches, Sport Scientists and Team Staff for your chance to hear from the best voices in endurance coaching. 


Louise Burke OAM, PhD, APD - Chief of Nutrition Strategy @ AIS

Jonah Oliver - Performance Psychologist @ Athletics Australia and QAS

Craig Hilliard - Head Coach @ Athletics Australia

Brent Vallance - NJEC Walks @ Athletics Australia

Julien Periard Bsc (Hons), BEd, MA, PhD, FECSS - Associate ProfessorUniversity of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise 

Nic Bideau - Head Coach @ Melbourne Track Club

Philo Saunders - Senior Physiologist @ AIS

Paul Blackman - Sports Doctor @ Athletics Australia

Hosted by Australian Distance Team Coach, Adam Didyk. 


Thursday Programme (Coach Day)

3:00pm to 5:30pm

Presented by Louise Burke, Paul Blackman and Jonah Oliver.

Topics include Emotional Well-being, Low Energy Availability, Endurance Nutrition and Research Opportunities

Zatopek:10 Commences from 6pm

Friday Programme (Coach and Athlete Day)

10:40am to 4:00pm

Presented by Adam Didyk, Craig Hilliard, Brent Vallance, Julian Periard, Philo Saunders and Nic Bideau.

Topics include Preparing for Doha and Tokyo, High Performance Focus, Adaptions from Heat Training, Strategies to Manage Heat, Altitude Training Considerations and Planning a Training Camp

Register prior to November 20 for the chance to receive one of five free entry passes to Zatopek:10, worth $25. 


Dates: Thursday and Friday, December 13 & 14
Location: Albert Park, VIC

Price: $10 for all participants who have attended an Athletics Australia course / $110 for non-course attendees

Event Details

Event Date:

Thursday 13 December 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018
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