Athletics Courses and Lessons

Want to find an out of school activity that keeps you active, entertained and challenged? Here at Better, we have over 300 young athletes taking part each week in our progressive athletics training programme. We aim to continuously challenge and help your child develop in athletics; acknowledging their achievements as a number progress to represent local clubs (at both junior and senior levels), and in some cases, excel to achieving regional and national honours.

  • Range of athletics courses available for children aged between 3-5 years old
  • All levels of ability welcome
  • Highly qualified staff
  • Great opportunity to try a new sport, make friends and have fun

Athletics Course Structure

Designed to make your child a great all round athlete, our athletics training courses adapt the following 7 key principles; balance, co-ordination, agility, flexibility, strength, stamina and speed.  Taught in a social environment, our courses are fun and engaging. The programme is built by the following levels:



Course Outline


Pre School


 • 3 – 5 year olds

• Structured play to develop balance and coordination

• Development of gross motor control and hand eye coordination

• Running, jumping and throwing games


Multi Skills

 • 5 – 7 year olds

• Fundamental movement skills, balance, coordination and agility

• Use of classic play ground games to develop skills and fitness

• Introduction to basic athletic concepts: run, jump and throw


Athletic Fundamentals

 • 7 – 9 year olds

• Development of complex movement patterns

• Key focus on agility, speed and stamina

• Introduction to athletic events

• Competitive games and tasks both individual and team based


Athletic Skills


• 9 – 11 year olds

• Complete  range of athletic events covered

• Technical training concepts introduced and practiced

• Emphasis on fitness and conditioning


Athletics Academy


• Club level training for 11+

• Focus on key event groups such as sprints, endurance, jumps and throws

• Strong element of fitness and conditioning


Book Athletics Lessons Online

Booking athletics lessons and tracking your child's progress is easy. Simply visit our Home Portal online to either book a lesson or track progresses and fill the blanks with relevant information. It's easy to set up and allows you to access information and updates on the go.

Features include:

- Record of achievement - clear and regular updates on progress, including achievements and areas for improvement

- Book and pay online - pre-plan and skip the queue, allowing you to go straight to your lesson. Dates and times (subject to availability) found online

- One account for multiple children - perfect for schools and families


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