At Westway Sports & Fitness we have a wealth of Strength & Conditioning expertise. We run sports performance programmes in climbing, football and tennis and have premium sports facilities as well as a state-of-the-art gym, group fitness and cycling studios.
Our Strength & Conditioning programmes cover a range age groups and needs from giving junior athletes the physical conditioning they need to help maximise their potential to helping adults with nutrition advice, injury prevention and recovery.
The Strength & Conditioning Foundation for Sports is for those who want to train more effectively to improve their physical skills and ability within their chosen sport or activity. The course takes you through a structured and balanced Strength & Conditioning programme and gives you the tools and understanding to be able to train and condition yourself.
The Foundation course covers:
Warm up – ranges of movement and agility for injury prevention and preparation
Conditioning – Resistance exercises to strength and condition
Core – Exercises to stabilize and strengthen
Mobility – Increase range of movement and function
Recovery – Strategies to aid recovery and adaption to training
Nutrition – simple guides to support your training and lifestyle
Includes programme notes and training sheets.
Mon 9.30 – 10.30am
Wed 7.30 – 8.30pm
Sun 9.30 – 10.30am
Adult taster sessions start the week of 24th September. Main course starts from 1st October.
£100 (or £75 if a fitness member) for 6 weeks. Book online or via the Everyone Active app.
What is it?
There are critical periods in the life of a young person in which the effects of training can be maximised. Physical Skills 4 Sport is a training programme for developing strength, power, stamina, agility, speed and mobility.
Who is it for?
The programme is for two age groups 9 -12yrs and 13-16+ yrs. Tennis players, footballers, climbers and swimmers who would like a physical training programme and are in performance groups at Westway Sports & Fitness.
When does it start and what does it cost?
The first term runs for 13 weeks from 10 September – 12 December. There are 2 sessions per week:
4.30 – 5.30pm (9–12 yrs old)
5.30 – 6.30pm (13–16+ yrs old)
4 – 5pm (9–12 yrs old)
5 – 6pm (13–16+ yrs old)
Cost: £10.50 per session = £136.50 for one session per week or £273 for two sessions.
Where is it and who is coaching it?
Sessions are in the Group Fitness Studio at Westway Sports & Fitness Centre. Mark Sheppard (Head of Strength & Conditioning) will run the sessions with the support of Level 1 S&C coaches for groups over 10 in number.
How do I sign up?
Contact Mark at [email protected] Places are limited to 16 per session and are likely to fill up early across the sports. Payment is then made through the booking system once your place is confirmed.
Bawla (British Amateur Weightlifting Association) Leaders cert
Level 1 Resistance stretching cert (Innovative Body Solutions)
Level 1 Tennis Coaching cert
Level 1 Cricket coaching cert
Degree 1 Cheng Hsin cert
Associate member UKSCA (UK Strength and Conditioning Association)
YMCA Fit Apprenticeship… NVQ Level III Diploma in Personal Training
Personal Training, NVQ Level III Diploma in Personal Training
RFU Level 1 Rugby Coaching Children
S&C Coach Westway Football Dept
Assistant Head Coach U6 Wasps FC Rugby
S&C Coach Wasps FC Rugby
Climbing Wall & Abseil Award, plus Climbing Wall Leading Award.
NICAS levels 1-5 provider. • Single Pitch Award, & Mountain Leader
Westway SS coaching Modules: SCOP. Lead Belay. Lead Climbing. Abseil & working at Height. ABC Rescue. Prusik & self-rescue. Sport Re-thread. Anchors. AALA outdoors.
8 years coaching over whole spectrum of Westway climbing programme.
Knowledge & experience of working in climbing, & expedition work, throughout many of the world’s mountain ranges including Africa, Central Asia, Europe, South East Asia.
Trad, Sport, Winter Climbing, & bouldering experience throughout UK & Europe.
Stefano De Boni
Climbing Wall & Abseil award…, Climbing Wall Leading Award. Route Setter Association Level 2
Single Pitch Award trained.
BMC Fundamentals 1, 2, & Physical Training 1 & 2. MTA Development Coach trained.
NICAS levels 1-4 provider.
Westway SS coaching Modules: Lead Belay. Lead Climbing. Abseil & working at Height. ABC Rescue. Prusik & self-rescue. Sport Re-thread. Anchors. AALA outdoor processes.
Coaching of the Westway Performance Team and a Junior GB Team member.
Trad, Sport, Aid, Winter Climbing/Mountaineering & Bouldering experience throughout UK & Europe.
2017 Certified Total Gym instructor
2017 Certified Watt Bike Trainer
2017 Certified Octane instructor
2017 Certified Adolescence trainer
2016 Level 3 REP’s Personal Trainer (Premier Global Training)
2016 Level 2 Kettle bell training (Premier Global Training)
2016 Qualified first aider (Premier Global Training)
2015 Level 2 REP’s Gym Instructor (Premier Global Training)
Injury Rehabilitation Post Degree …(Shoulder, Lower Back and Knee)
Level 4 REPS Qualification
Trigger Point Specialist (Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction)
Anatomophysiology and Biomechanics Specialist