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2017 PVTC Young Flyers youth track & field program - October 8 to December 10

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Sunday, December 10, 2017
Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 2nd Street South ArlingtonVA  22204
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - Sunday, December 10, 2017
Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 2nd Street South ArlingtonVA  22204
Young athletes 1st thru 8th grade - Non-Members
$80.00
Young athletes 1st thru 8th grade - PVTC Members
$70.00
Coaches and Parents - T-shirt only, or check in as a volunteer
$0.00

About This Activity

  • Train with experienced coaches:
  • including Jim BarrCraig ChasseJim DarrArt KleinBetsy PeaceAbdelillah RazahJen StephensJoan SyersJay Jacob Wind
  • Apply to be a PVTC youth coach
  • Enter USATF's background check
  • Get the best out of yourself - Discover your abilities
  • Run and walk fast, jump long, throw far
  • Stretch to increase flexibility and prevent injury
  • Build strength, endurance, and speed
  • Learn to improve nutrition and health
  • Follow well-establish skills progressions: 
          • Shot put, by Don Babbit 
          • Acceleration, by Walt Cline

     

  • High school students and adults may sign up as volunteer coaches and get a really good workout running with the young athletes

Event details and schedule

  • Directions: Arlington Blvd. (US 50), south on Irving St. (east of Glebe), west on 2nd St., entrance on right.
  • Outdoor on trail: October 8, 15, 22, & 29 (NO MEETING ON OCCTOBER 1)
  • Indoor on track:   November 5, 12, 19, & 26; and December 3 & 10 
        Typical schedule:
  • 2:50-2:55 PM: Enter thru Door #12, check in and pick up name tag
  • 3:00 PM: Circle Time I: Warm-ups, stretching and strengthening exercises, coach or parent prepared lecture - 1. Equipment; 2. Training Plan; 3. Physiology; 4. Nutrition
  • 3:20 PM: Group I: Break into groups: 
        Grade K-1-2: 50-100 meters; Grade 3-4-5: 200-400m;  Grade 6-7-8: 800m-one mile; all: race walk, advanced sprint, advanced distance
  • 4:00 PM: Circle Time II: Recovery stretching, water
  • 4:05  Group II: Break into groups: Sprints, middle & long distance, race walk, javelin, shotput
  • 4:30  Group III: Relay Races
  • 4:55  Recovery: Refreshments, courtesy of parents

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Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 2nd Street South ArlingtonVA  22204
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