ASICS Comet Clinic-Track and Field Advacement

Wanted.. Track and Field Enthusiasts!

Amherst Schools has extended an invitation for any of our track and field athletes to attend their free 6th annual Asics Comet Clinic. This professional clinic host speakers that include professional athletes, Olympic athletes, NCAA coaches, physical therapists, officials, and more!

Monday, February 16, 2015

10:00 – 2:30 pm

at Amherst High School

Olympian Queen Harrison, will be the keynote speaker. Many of the sessions will offer a “learn by doing” format including sprints, distance, hurdles, relays, field events, injury prevention, strength/flexibility, plyometrics, and nutrition, so come dressed to participate! There will also be a session for parents as well as interested athletes about college academics and track and field recruiting and scholarship negotiation. The session will be led by college coaches educate parents about athletic scholarship and participation requirements.

This clinic is free to attend and professionals from each individual event will be on hand to guide students in proper form and technique.  Student sessions include breakout time for:

Sessions designed specifically for athletes:
100/200m
400m
800m
1600m
3200m
100/110 Hurdles
300 Hurdles
Sprint Relays
Mid-distance Relays
Pole Vault
Long Jump
High Jump
Discus
Shot put
Plyometrics
A special session for Junior High Athletes
Lifting sessions for:
Jumps
Sprints
Throws

Parent-specific sessions:

Academic preparation for college
Scholarship negotiations
Additional sessions:
Nutrition
Injury diagnosis and prevention

The clinic includes hands on training, free catered lunch, and athletes have the opportunity to purchases discounted training shoes, spikes and apparel.

Registration is required. Please follow the link to learn more about the clinic and to register to attend: 6th Annual Asics Comet Clinic