Frequently asked questions
What is a Virtual Olympian School Visit?
A virtual Olympian school visit is the new way to inspire kids, engage parents, and motivate staff.
It involves a Olympic, Paralympic, or team GB athlete, starting. a Zoom chat with a school, with the aim to inspire & educatate the next generation.
What is covered in a Virtual Visit?
During a virtual visit the Olympic, paralympic, or team GB athlete will deliver presentations and PE lessons that can cover a range of different topics. Virtual 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
Virtual 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 Virtual 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 to parents and send the Zoom link so that everyone can join in.
Let Athletes In School deliver the event to the highest standards.
How flexible is a Virtual Visit?
We are very flexible. Tell us what you are looking for and we will create a package around your requirements.