Have fun with your friends by running, jumping and throwing; learning the bases of athletics. The Jura Sports Athletics Academy thrives to develop young athletes to enjoy many different sports and participate in local events.

Why athletics?

We believe in developing our bodies through movement in all directions doing a variety of sports. Cross training is one of the best way to develop as a young athlete and athletics provide the different movements from each sport so you’ll always be challenged and motivated. Run – Jump – Throw !

What is the Jura Sports Athletics Academy?

Our Athletics Academy’s mission is to develop young athletes in the Terre Sainte area by learning different athletics disciplines including the three essential movements: running, jumping and throwing, in a fun and secure environment. We will practice sprints, hurdles, javelin, discus, shotput, long jump and many more! Our athletics head coach Jasper is a certified personal trainer and holds a Bachelor and Masters in Sports Science from the Universities of Loughborough and Lausanne.

How long, when and where ?

Sessions are between 60 and 90 minutes long depending on the age group. We meet on Tuesday afternoons at the Founex Sports Centre, between August and October, and between April and July.

How can I join ?

If you love to run, jump and throw and want to have fun doing many different sports, this is for you ! Please contact us using the form below and tell us why you would love to join the Academy.

RUNNING – JUMPING – THROWING – THE ESSENTIAL MOVEMENTS TO DEVELOP AS A YOUNG ATHLETE

LOCATION

Founex Sports Centre

WE LEARN

Running | Hurdles | Sprinting  | Shotput | Discus | Javelin | Long jump | Triple Jump | Racewalking

Rules | Safety | Mental Strength | Tactics | Nutrition

WE COMPETE

We will compete  in local events such as the UBS Kids Cup. We go as a team together proudly wearing our Jura Sports kit with the only goal of having fun and giving our best. Participating and giving our best is the most important in the development of young athletes. Results don’t matter. Success is a journey.

RUNNING | JUMPING | THROWING

AGE GROUPS

U6     |     U10     |     U13

LEISURE AND COMPETITION GROUPS

I WANT TO RUN, JUMP AND THROW !

If you have any questions about our Athletics Academy, please fill out the enquiry form. If you want to sign up please check the available groups down below, grab your shoes and let’s go !

AVAILABLE GROUPS

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    The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in Life is not triumph, but the struggle; the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. To spread these principles is to build up a strong and more valiant and, above all, more scrupulous and more generous humanity

    “Pierre de Coubertin”