Potomac Valley Track Club - Young Flyers

PVTC Young Flyers

Track & Field training for Students in 1st to 8th grade
  • Sundays, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, October 2 to December 11, 2022
  • One hour of high intensity training
  • Limited to the first 50 entries
  • Enter on-line | Enter by mail PDF Form or Word Form
2022-10-23 Youth Practice

2022-10-23 Youth Practice
Prices:
  • For non-PVTC member families, $100 for 10 sessions including training, competition t-shirt, and refreshments
  • For PVTC member families, $90 for 10 sessions including training, competition t-shirt, and refreshments
Dates

Outdoors on paved trail: Sundays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30; November 6, 13, 20 & 27; December 4 & 11

Location

Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street South, Arlington VA

Directions

Arlington Blvd. (US 50), south on Irving St. (east of Glebe), west on 2nd St., entrance on right.

Daily schedule
  • 2:50-2:55 PM: Meet outside Door #12, check in and pick up name tag
  • 3:00 PM: Circle Time I: Warm-ups, stretching and strengthening exercises, coach- or parent-prepared lecture
    1. Equipment
    2. Training Plan
    3. Physiology
    4. Nutrition
  • 3:20 PM: Break into groups:
  • Grade K-1-2: 50-100 meters
  • Grade 3-4-5: 200-400 meters
  • Grade 6-7-8: 800m-one mile
  • All at any time in the program: race walk, advanced sprint, advanced distance, shot put, turbo-javelin
  • 4:00 PM: Recovery: Refreshments courtesy of parents


What you get!
  • Get the best out of yourself
  • Discover your abilities
  • Run and walk fast, throw far
  • Stretch to increase flexibility and prevent injury
  • Build strength, endurance, and speed
  • Learn to improve nutrition and health
  • Follow well-establish skills progressions
  • Adults and parents may join as volunteer coaches and get a really good workout running with the young athletes
  • High school students may join us as assistant coaches, and we write letters of recommendation for college applications and job hunts
  • Train with experienced coaches: including Jim Darr, Art Klein, Uchenna Onozuluke, Betsy Peace, Abdelillah Razah, Feru Dadi Wake (formerly Ethiopian national track coach), Jay Jacob Wind
  • Conducted by Potomac Valley Track Club in co-operation with Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Resources
  • We follow the safety guidelines of Arlington County
  • Financial aid is available. All you have to do is ask.
  • We want this program to be as affordable to everyone as possible
    Write to us at pvtcsecretary@gmail.com or call Coach Jay at 703-505-3567

Previous years' meet results

Coaching Opportunity:

  • PVTC pays its youth track coaches $100 per season for the 10 weekly sessions
  • We want about five coaches for each season
  • To qualify, you must
    • Be a PVTC member
    • Be a USATF member
    • Pass USATF'a background check
    • Pass USATF's SafeSport certification
  • Based on need, PVTC will subsidize part or all of those fees
  • Please let us know by August 31, 2022, if you are interested in our coaching positions