4 th JAN 2013  -  VENUE - HARTPURY COLLEGE GLOUCESTER - PURE SPEED ACADEMY RUN WORKSHOPS FOR NEW LADIES AND MEN COHORT.

PSA were welcomed to Hartpury Sports Academy by Phil De Glanville director of Sport (former England RFU Captain).  The new Ladies and mens England U18's were put through the Pure Speed Academy level 1 & 2 programme which gives an overview of running technique and off the mark speed, we also gave them an insight into Agility and working fast twitch fibres. Richard Gartside and Dave Elwood said they felt the players got a great deal from the sessions and looked forward to working with PSA throughout 2013.

12 MARCH 2012

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English Lacrosse performance management team, Richard Gartside - Education & Skills Officer - , Paul Coups - National Education & Skills Manager and Phil Collier - Head of Performance agree to implement the Pure Speed Academy - speed workshop programme into the UK English Lacrosse performance System.

Having worked with Richard since Jan 2010 with new England under 18's English Lacrosse cohorts (ladies and men) at Sports City Manchester and Oldham Athletics Centre said they were happy to give us the seal of approval. PSA will go ahead to develop the PSA level 1 to 4 Workshops into lacrosse throughout the North and South.

A number of the athletes went on to join the England u'19's Squad with Richard preparing for the world championships in Turku Finland in July with Vince Cara (defender) going on to be selected as Captain.  Vince worked on a 1 to 1 basis with PSA to improve his Speed, Explosive speed and Agility. 

 

July 21 th 2012  -  England U 19's squad perform well at the World Championships in Turku Finland finishing in 4 th behind the Iroquois Nationals  USA and Canada topping the world Championships.

Opon returning during late July Richard Gartside invited Pure Speed Academy to Join a Training Camp at UCLAN Preston to take the new group of under 18's Cohorts through the new Workshop programme to be implemented on a National basis from November 2012.

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