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Frequent asked Questions

Where shall I meet with you on the day

Park up and look for an athletic mural on the access door to the Athletics Centre. Inside is the reception foyer where I shall meet with you.

May we as parents/guardians observe

Yes. It is important for you to listen and understand precisely what has been said to the client. You shall then be my eyes, ears and mouth when you next observe their training sessions and at competitive matches. However you do have the option to observe from the balcony or go shopping in town.

What do I need to bring with me

Please bring the following:

  1. One or two bottles of water
  2. A drinking vessel for the water fountains made available
  3. Loose sports clothing including running or lycra shorts
  4. Training shoes
  5. Running spike (not complusory)
  6. Outdoor clothing in the event of poor weather

How long will the training session last for

Approximately one hour unless you have made special arrangement to have a longer training session. Available on request.

What are my options if I live too far away

To maximise my time with you or with your client. I do suggest either a very early start or to find suitable local accomodation. I have listed a few below and with other options. * Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (Loughborough University) * Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel (Loughborough University) * * Search the internet

May we take photos and videos

You may take as many photographs or videos of the client as you wish, so long as you do not catch any thrid party within your camera frame without their permission. Any photos or videos taken by me shall be forward onto you.

Is there suitable car park

Yes. They is sufficient parking at the Athletics Centre. In the event the car park is full. They are available parking around the campus.

Do I need to do anything on arrival

You are required to complete PAR-Q form and request your permission to sign a Media Image Release Form. 1: The Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) is a screening tool and consists of seven closed-ended questions that assess an individual’s level of physical fitness and ability to engage in physical activity, between the ages of 15-69. 2. A Media Image Release Form or a Media Consent Release, is a legally binding document that grants authorisation for a party to produce, reproduce (or reuse), edit videos, take pictures, print, and record sound of an individual. Individuals under the age of 18 will need their legal guardian to sign the form.

Are there any amenities close by?

Depending on what day and time you arrive. The campus have a convenient store, restuarants, coffee shops, ATM, etc approximately 100m walking distance away from the Athletics Centre.

Is there additional charge to use the facility

There is a charge of £3.50p to use the Seb Coe High Performance Athletics Centre (HiPac). The indoor centre fully equipped across two floors to service all athletics disciplines at International standard. 8 lanes - 130m track - Jumps & Throws areas Onsite strength and conditioning facilities. We have access to the outdoor 400m running track.