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Malcolm Arnold: A Few Ideas From a Career in Coaching (Part 2)

Malcolm Arnold presents at the national coaches conference speaking from his years of experience as an athlete and athletics coach. He passes on words of wisdom and principles he has picked along his coaching journey that took him from Uganda to Welsh and then British National Coach.

Malcolm Arnold OBE is currently a senior coach working for British Athletics and formerly worked as National Event Coach for Hurdles. He has attended every Olympic Games since Mexico City in 1968 as a coach to national teams and has coached athletes to more than 65 major medals over a 44 year career.

Malcolm was Director of Coaching for Uganda between 1968 and 1972 and during this period coached John Akii-Bua to Olympic Gold in a World Record time in 1972. Since 1974 he has worked in various national coach roles including being Director of Coaching and Development between 1994 and 1997. Since 1998 he has coached at the University of Bath and coached athletes at Commonwealth, European, World and Olympic level.

Athletes that he has coached have included Colin Jackson, Dai Green, Jack Green, Andrew Pozzi, Craig Pickering, Rhys Williams, Lawrence Clarke and Eilidh Child.

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Malcolm Arnold: A Few Ideas From a Career in Coaching (Part 1)

  • Uploaded: 08.07.2013
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