British Wrestling are delighted to showcase the line up of all the speakers for the upcoming Wrestling Conference.
The Conference will be on Saturday the 4th November 2023. This conference is open to all coaches, assistant coaches and volunteers such as technical officials.
Dr Anna Robins is a Senior Lecturer at University of Salford and has been teaching at the University since 2001, and has been Programme Leader since 2003. Anna has a PhD in Ingestive Behaviour and her research interests relate to dietary manipulations to improve health and enhance performance, where consideration is given to both physiological and psychological parameters. Anna teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, and across a number of modules that relate to Nutrition, Physiology and lifestyle behaviours.
Alex is the National Partnerships Manager (Workforce) for Sport England, primarily managing a number of workforce specialist partners he work’s with, whilst also driving the work of the Children’s Coaching Collaborative and it’s campaign Play Their Way.
The Children’s Coaching Collaborative is a collective of like-minded organisations looking to support coaches in implementing child-first coaching in their practice. The collective are looking to arm a movement of child-first coaches with tools, tips, and resources through www.playtheirway.org.
Jon Bell is a therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences lecturer at Leeds Beckett University’s School of Health. He will be speaking about injuries in Wrestling.
He is the clinical supervisor at Teesside University for the talent pathway academics. He has worked with UFC and Cage warrior champions, Olympic gold medal athletes and within in top-flight football in rugby in the UK and Europe.
Jon was previously in the Military, where he acted as a team medic in conflict zones such as Afghanistan. This has led to a decade of working with veteran amputees, mainly through the charity BLESMA.
Lee Seggl is one of British Wrestling’s international referee’s since 2015. Having a long and distinguished career in wrestling in countries such as Germany, Ireland, South Africa and the UK.
Having referee ‘ed in the UK since 2012 at his first competition at the Derbyshire Open. Lee has a wealth of knowledge to share.
Richard Phillip’s is British Wrestling’s Lead Technical Official and International Referee for the UK.
Entry is free for all wrestling coaches and volunteers looking to support the coaches to the BWA conference. You must book through the BWA membership portal to confirm your place. BWA is unable to cover hotel or travel costs. Coaches need a valid BWA membership to book onto the conference. (Any BWA membership valid on the day however this does not include fan memberships).
If you do not hold a full membership please contact British Wrestling at firstname.lastname@example.org for support.
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This years conference will be over one day. Below is the agenda for the day however it is subject to change
09:30 – 10:00 – Meet and greet (Tea/Coffee)
10:00 – 10:30 – BWA Update
10:30 – 12:00 – Common Injuries in Wrestling (TBC)
12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch. Network in specific subject areas with like minded people. Subject areas including (Subject to final sign off) Competitions, Leagues, Funding, Education, Volunteer recruitment etc
13:00 – 14:30 – Nutrition and Weight Management
14:30 – 15:00 – Networking Break
15:00 – 16:00 – Sport England, Play Their Way Campaign
16:00 – 16:15 – Break
16:15 – 17:00 – Competition Rules for Coaches
Thanks again to our partners at British Judo for access to their lecture theatreBook Now