Sprinter’s sports academy comes to South Leeds

Tim Abeyie, a former Team GB sprinter is bringing his Speed for Sport Academy to South Leeds.

The academy helps young athletes, 7-16 years old, to learn all the key fundamentals on how to run in the correct way, enabling them to perform to their highest level.

Tim explained:

“Sprinting has been a part of my life for more than two decades. I’ve competed at the Commonwealth games, World Championships indoors and out and the European Championships. With all this experience, I have reached a point where I want to pass my knowledge onto the next generation of future sports stars.

“I am running new sprint training classes for children in the local area. These classes are designed not only to improve their physical health but also to instill in them a sense of fun and achievement as they work towards their fitness goals.

“As someone with experience in competitive sprinting at the highest level, I understand the importance of starting healthy habits at a young age. By offering these classes, I aim to provide children in the local community with an opportunity to not only improve their fitness levels but also to develop important skills such as discipline, teamwork, and goal-setting.

Having run the academy at Leeds Trinity University, Tim is now bringing it to the John Charles Centre for Sport in South Leeds. Sessions run at the Indoor Athletic Centre every Monday 5-6pm.

Sessions cover:

  • Core stability
  • Mobility and coordination
  • Running technique
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Flexibility
  • Sprint and speed endurance
  • Mental and physical discipline

One parent commented:

“My two lads have been going to Speed for Sport for a number of months. They love it and look forward to going each week. It’s a great way for them to stay active and improve as athletes. Tim is great with all the kids and makes it great fun.”

The first class is a free trial, classes then cost £36 for four, but there are large discounts for families on low incomes.

For more information visit www.speedforsportacademy.co.uk; or contact tim@speedforsportacademy.co.uk, or call 07985 634945.


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