Launch of Young Athlete Academy a success

The Swindon Sports Forum's new Young Athlete Academy programme kicked off on 1st November, with 19 young athletes from across the Town invited to take part in the programme. The Academy aims to help talented young sports people in Swindon by providing expert training and advice in areas such as Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition and Lifestyle management. James Marshall, Head Coach at Excelsior Athletic Development Club, has worked with many top level athletes including Olympians and Paralympians, and is leading the programme. The session kicked off with a presentation on Long Term Athletic Development, discussing the important of sampling lots of different sports a young age, which helps i

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