Frequently asked questions
What is an Olympian School Visit?
A Olympian school visit is a great way to inspire kids.
Athletes In Schools believe that all children are talented and should be given the opportunity to enjoy sport! This is why we have created fun & enjoyable PE lessons, in an environment that a child can truly be inspired by our team of Olympic, Paralympic, & Team GB athletes. Together we can inspire a generation of champions.
What is covered in a Olympian School Visit?
During a visit the Olympic, paralympic, or team GB athlete will deliver presentations and PE lessons that can cover a range of different topics. Presentation topics include:
The History of the Olympic Games
The Science of Sprinting presentation
The Sports Drink Challenge
Healthy Eating, Diet & Nutrition
Positivity & Happiness
How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Benefits of Exercise
Olympic / Paralympic Sports Coaching
Sports Coaching can include:
Olympic style warm ups
Speed, agility and reaction drills
Blocks and sprint starts
Sprint relays and baton changes
The Endurance Challenge
Competitive relay races
Hurdle technique work & practice
Shot, discus & javelin training
High jump technique work & practice
Learning the Fosbury flop
Long jump & triple jump training
Learning how to leg shoot
We also provide virtual coaching for sport specific activities such as Tennis, Badminton, Football, Rugby, Cricket, Swimming, Cycling, Weightlifting, American Football, Basketball & Triathlon.
How to orgsanise a visits?
Organising a visit it easy. It only takes a few simple steps, and Athletes In Schools will do the rest!
Talk to our team. Tell us what you are thinking and we will recommend a scheme that fits your needs.
Select the Olympic, Paralympic, or Team GB athlete.
Lets organise the timetable for the event. And make sure it suits the schools and parents.
Announce the event within your community.
Let Athletes In School deliver the event to the highest standards, and inspire your students.
How flexible is a Visit?
We are very flexible. Tell us what you are looking for and we will create a package around your requirements.
What is the difference in the schemes?
Organise a visit from 1 Olympic, Paralympic, or Team GB athlete to your school. The athlete can stay for half a school day, or a full school day; and deliver an inspirational assembly style presentation aimed top wow the students. The athlete will also deliver up to 8 fun & enjoyable PE lessons with different groups of children throughout the day.
Organise a visit from 2 Olympic, Paralympic, or Team GB athletes to your school. The athletes will stay for half a school day, and deliver inspirational assembly style presentations aimed top wow the students. The athletes will also deliver up to 8 fun & enjoyable PE lessons with different groups of children throughout the day.
Organise a visit from 2 Olympic, Paralympic, or Team GB athlete to your school. The athlete will stay for a full school day, and deliver inspirational assembly style presentations aimed top wow the students. The athletes will also deliver up to 16 fun & enjoyable PE lessons with different groups of children throughout the day.