Friday 20th September 2019

Elite Sports Performance

Woodchurch Athletes gain a place at the Wirral Elite Sports Performance Academy

It gives us huge pleasure to announce that 4 of our pupils have gained a place on the WESPA podium squad. Huge 'well done' goes to Tia, Anna, Casey and Taylor for this massive achievement. WESPA is the Wirral Elite Sports Performance Academy and aims to take talented athletes from the local area and put them on the road to success at the very top level of their sport.

They have a team consisting of elite level coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and lifestyle managers aimed at allowing the athletes to develop and progress in to elite, international standard competitors.

Over 100 pupils were sent from schools right across the Wirral to attend the physical assessment day and were put through their paces by a team of sports performance analysts. Pupils were assessed in a host of physical factors such as acceleration, speed, strength, flexibility, balance and power to name but a few.

Four of our pupils were successful and will now embark on a bespoke training/development programme with the WESPA team. We are delighted to have 4 of our pupils in the 25 person squad and can't wait to see what the future holds for our athletes.