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Re: Athletes on the move

UKA are in the real world. In the real world you can get a bonus for profiting from the sub-prime mortgage that leads to the global economic meltdown, make a profit from mis-sold pensions and insurance policies and fixed the libor rate as well as not pay tax in the UK. And to cap it all, get a heal...
by Damocles
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:12 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Athletes on the move
Replies: 471
Views: 54301

Re: Athletes on the move

Imagine if Ennis had gone to London and CVC took over the current world champion and did not win! We all knw that staying put worked for her- all because certain UKA officials wanted ownership of her. Whose benefit was it for her to move and tell her coach his job had been transferred to London. Th...
by Damocles
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:59 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Athletes on the move
Replies: 471
Views: 54301

Re: UKA Hires Mahon as national Endurance Coach

This is not xenphobia it is looking after OUR own interests and by OUR I mean UK coaches who pay tax and fund the lottery and work for free and who deserve an opportunity to win funding through a reward for success system. Not a very well thought out idea is it? This would open the gates to wholesa...
by Damocles
Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:20 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: UKA Hires Mahon as national Endurance Coach
Replies: 17
Views: 2705

Re: UKA Hires Mahon as national Endurance Coach

Was it Frank Horwill? who said, "we've got so used to looking at pebbles, when we see a piece of quartz we think it`s a diamond." We have the coaches in the UK alright, but they need raw materials to work with; and these are in short supply, be it because of demographics, lifestyle, nutri...
by Damocles
Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:35 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: UKA Hires Mahon as national Endurance Coach
Replies: 17
Views: 2705

Re: National Javelin Coach Resigns

the likes of Mortimore, or shuttleworth for example but they have gone backwards and I guess you'll be sadder than anyone to have witnessed Matti's lack of progress. How can he be saddened he abandoned him when he left Ipswitch, just like he abondoned the welsh throwers after that. then he blames i...
by Damocles
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:57 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: National Javelin Coach Resigns
Replies: 12
Views: 1864

Re: New Olympic Head Coach

coaches_tenevents wrote:history shows us we can do it all for our selves.



Can you cite the evidence for this statement, you know, names, how they did it without ANY help from whatever NGB was in place. Because I don't reckon you can?
by Damocles
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:48 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: New Olympic Head Coach
Replies: 25
Views: 2473

Re: England Athletics Registration fee rises 400%

England athletics needs money to fund the wages on incompetent staff.....how difficult can the choice be? Do you actually know who works for England? Your like Bevan who used to be on here, sweeping statements and probably no evidence to back it up. Tell us who works for England, there salaries, wh...
by Damocles
Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:16 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: England Athletics Registration fee rises 400%
Replies: 92
Views: 12443

Re: England Athletics Registration fee rises 400%

best course of action is for all clubs to register with ARC straight away and arrange all your own meaningful competitions, pay for your own coach education by inviting top coaches like Tom McNabb and John Anderson Mike Winch, Nigel Bevan etc there are enough of t hem to get coach education for the...
by Damocles
Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:24 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: England Athletics Registration fee rises 400%
Replies: 92
Views: 12443

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

In such a diverse sport, would appointing a head coach for each event group be a better idea than one supermo overseaing all events? Sprints and Hurdles - Arnold Endurance - Cram Jumps - ? Throws - ? Different stratergy for each event group submitted to UK Sport. I've checked this as deeply as I ca...
by Damocles
Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:18 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

bevone wrote:Bevone - AKA nigel Bevan - throws coach - if anyone did not know!


How can anyone know, as you seen unable to prove anything else
by Damocles
Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:12 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

I had a meeting with Welsh athletics after they advertised the post 3 0r 4 times but never got back to me and the CEo basically told me that I would not get a job for WA but would not tell me why. CVC told me he would not employ me to coach Brett Morse (Brett was there) but gave no reason. Pickerin...
by Damocles
Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:10 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

There is nothing wrong with my coaching or me as a person, I am not a threat to anyone I coach, I do not enter into inappropriate relationships with my athletes, I do not interfere with athletes home life's or tell them who to go out with. I seem to have been rather successful with the athletes I h...
by Damocles
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

instead they employed a guy who had made himself unpopular within the group for one reason or another. While in Wales, athletes I coached broke all age group discus records and some UK ones and most of the shot ones in 3 years. This coach I assume is in charge now of the athletes. He has never coac...
by Damocles
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:43 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

Regarding the issue of athlete transfer - well lets deal with some truths shall we. I left Wales, was not allowed to apply for the throws coaching job. Bevone (Frank) Why were you 'not allowed' to apply. Same old, same old. just infer stuff with no substance behind it. Who said you couldn't and why...
by Damocles
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:36 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Will CVC really go now?...

bevone wrote:John Trower, a man who had coached world record holders and been a main player in uKA applied for the Welsh national coaching job prior to the current one and they gave it to a dan faff.


Bevone. (Frank)

Usual rubbish I see. When was Dan PFAFF ever the Welsh National Coach?
by Damocles
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:25 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will CVC really go now?...
Replies: 234
Views: 32009

Re: Throws

Throws - the only British coach I can think of who has consistently taken athletes to the top and is respected around the world and had a petition handed in to have him reinstated is John Trower. He has the gravitas and experience of building a team that will get the job done. What did Trower ever ...
by Damocles
Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:00 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Throws
Replies: 31
Views: 3860

Re: Will the wind spoil the Olympics as 'Wrap' is forgotten!

*bites tongue repeatedly at sheer inanity of these sentences and the ignorance they display but realises that it would derail the thread to correct it all*

One should bite ones tongue, when the tongue has nothing to say........

Have you considered politics?
by Damocles
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:59 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will the wind spoil the Olympics as 'Wrap' is forgotten!
Replies: 27
Views: 4623

Re: Will the wind spoil the Olympics as 'Wrap' is forgotten!

The wrap was due to be paid for by Dow Chemicals, indeed it may well have been made. However Dow Chemicals bought up a company called Union Carbide, which was involved in a major chemical leak in Bhopal some 30 + years ago. Dow withdrew their offer of the wrap, due to protests about Union Carbide, w...
by Damocles
Thu Jul 26, 2012 2:50 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Will the wind spoil the Olympics as 'Wrap' is forgotten!
Replies: 27
Views: 4623

Re: English Schools 2012

I hear that the athletes/spectators at the outside throwing field were treated with the usual contempt by the organisers, AW and SKY. No temporary seating provided, temporary toilets for the athletes, none for spectators. Two flexiglass shelters, that both blew over in the wind, as they were not anc...
by Damocles
Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:47 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: English Schools 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 4199

Re: GB London Olympic Team

Is this the same Eden Frances, who hasn't got the required 2 B's, who last year refused to represent her country at the European Team Champs, in the shot, unless she was given the discuss spot as well, where Nichols had already been selected? Now that is mean spirited and deserving of no selection f...
by Damocles
Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:23 am
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: GB London Olympic Team
Replies: 269
Views: 26544

Re: GB London Olympic Team

Carl putt a seasons best of 20.13 yesterday in Tallin. So it would seen that he will get selected in the SP with 2 recents B's and the DT with a recent A.

bevone I answered you questions on the other post, so you can answer mine now.
by Damocles
Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:36 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: GB London Olympic Team
Replies: 269
Views: 26544

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

Damocles i am not discussing anything with an anonymous poster or take any cowardly abuse for them or are you brave enough to expose yourself. So put up or shut up! Thanks JOh mulkeenfor your lack of admin of this. this site is slipping back to the bad old days of abusivr posts i fear. Ha Ha Ha Ha ...
by Damocles
Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:21 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships

Alex Smith has the longest throw in the UK this year by nearly a meter. But he is not based at Loughborough or a favorite of the system.
by Damocles
Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Helsinki 2012 European Athletics Championships
Replies: 430
Views: 33652

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

No reply yet Bevone? makes your talk on hear of being honest and a man of integrity as hollow as your accusations. Don't bore us anymore with your stories of being treated unfairly by NGB's and bearing false witness about coaches, when you obviously cannot back these tales up with any substance. The...
by Damocles
Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:44 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

Bevone, Still waiting for the answers to who the England coaches are who you made accusations about. Also to the continually made gripe on many postings that you were treated badly by UKA and the stories you could tell. Until you make this forum privy to these, then they are but, as probably most re...
by Damocles
Mon May 28, 2012 6:25 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

[quote="bevoneYOu really must learn to read things through - you are just mischief making now a WUM! Please stop there! No more[/quote] A WUM...... What is that, or is this another question that you will not answer. I ask again, WHO ARE THE PART TIME COACHES AT ENGLAND WHO NO-ONE WOULD WANT TO ...
by Damocles
Thu May 24, 2012 10:57 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

this is all getting a bit boring so if you want to continue it on a pm i will happily discusss it in a respectful manner. You cannot sit behind your keyboard and tell me what i have experienced - I will glady give you a few examples of how people are treated and what being a uka 'approved coach is'...
by Damocles
Tue May 22, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

Damocles, Bevone is referring to the 2 javelin mentors who are Tim Newnham and Dave Parker. I know them both very well. Tim for at least 20 years and David for around 10. Both are excellent coaches whom I would trust implicitly with any athletes I was helping. Bevone is referring to two England coa...
by Damocles
Tue May 22, 2012 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

If okoye wins a medal at 2012 it will be because of his school and coach and little of anything to do with uka who have failed to fund him properly according to the transworld sport interview on him because he was not with a uka approved coach. More misinformation. Okoyers coach has a coaching lice...
by Damocles
Fri May 18, 2012 7:40 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260

Re: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns

I've not been on for a couple of days because of night shifts. But I have spoken to a couple of the coaches who are on the throws programme nationally up here. I now know who bevone is and some of the ineraction he has had with these coaches. Bevone I will neither look, nor reply to a personal messa...
by Damocles
Fri May 18, 2012 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Current events
Topic: Cycling makes UKA look like clowns
Replies: 66
Views: 6260
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