Colin has been coaching for over 35 years, initially in Leeds and in the last 15 years in Shropshire. He is a Level 3 UK Athletics coach and tutors coach education for England and Welsh Athletics. He is also a founding member of Lydiard Coaching UK and organises coaching courses.
Colin’s years of experience have led him to recognise the importance of each client understanding how their exercise programme works. Colin feels that it’s important that people are aware of the correct level of exercise for best progress and the reasons for starting out gently. He believes in listening closely to his clients asking for feedback after each session. He will help you set your own personal fitness challenges and then work with you to create a programme based on activities that you enjoy.
Anne is a successful running coach specialising in beginners or ‘walk to run’ coaching. She has a Leading in Running Fitness qualification from England Athletics and is a Lydiard Level 2 running coach. Anne has been leading walk to run sessions in Ludlow and Church Stretton for the last 4 years. Her Ludlow Runner’s beginner’s session are regularly oversubscribed.
Anne runs with her groups and teaches people to run at a ‘chatty pace’. She believes that everyone can learn to run once they have learnt the benefits of gentle paced running. Many people who began running with Anne have subsequently taken part in half marathons and marathons. Equally, others continue to run just to maintain their fitness and continue to feel the health benefits of regular exercise.