Everald Edwards, a key member of Usain Bolt’s backroom team will be amongst the speakers at a sports conference to be held in Carlow, this coming Saturday, 27 August. Also speaking is Ireland’s Anthony “Star” Geoghegan whose Starboard is used by Bolt for flexibility purposes. Geoghegan, one of Ireland’s leading sports physical therapists, is the man behind the conference.
The conference, which will be held in the Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, will begin at 3pm. There will be a question and answer session at the conference with a number of the speakers also giving demonstrations. There will also be training and demonstration sessions on both Thursday and Friday evenings, 25 and 26 August at St Laurence O’Toole Running Track in Carlow. The overall theme of the conference will be “new techniques in sports training and the prevention of sports injuries”.
Also speaking at the conference will be Dr Larry Such and Dr Gregory Riviera both of whom have highly successful sports related medical practices in the US. Dr Laurie Such is the author of a number of books on speed training and he has worked with a number of leading athletes in the US. Dr Gregory Riviera is a New York podiatric surgeon who has worked with many top USA sportsmen and sportswomen.
Everald Edwards, who has been Usain Bolt’s masseur for a number of years will also be conducting a workshop in relation to Rib Tool Deloading Tape which is used to help increase blood flow to damaged tissue, helping the body heal itself faster than otherwise would be the case.
Speaking at the conference Anthony “Star” Geoghegan said that he was delighted to have attracted such a world class line-up of speakers. He said he believed the conference would have something for everybody involved in sport including participants, coaches, physiotherapists and administrators.
Conference: New Techniques in Sports Training and the Prevention of Sports Injuries
Venue: Dolmen Hotel, Carlow
Date: Saturday, 27 August
For further information, please contact:
Anthony “Star” Geoghegan – firstname.lastname@example.org