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About Us


South West Athletics Academy is an award winning academy providing high-quality athletics coaching and events for  children, young people and adults.

We are committed to supporting athletes and coaches in the South West of England.

Sonya Ellis – Head Coach and Founder of South West Athletics Academy – welcomes you to our new website. Athletics is a wonderful sport and forms the core skills of many other sports. We have lots of opportunities to get involved from our Come and Try sessions to technical classes, competitions and events.

We also have our very own portable athletics track and we attend events all over the uk to promote projects and physical activity.

Please contact us  if you would like to discuss your area of interest – we would be delighted to hear from you.



Lots of opportunities to try athletics events in a fun and enjoyable way using indoor or outdoor equipment from Mini and Junior Athletics groups to school, disability and family activities to Corporate events.

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Coaching for all athletes who want to develop technical skills in regular training groups. We use technical equipment, video analysis and iPads for feedback trackside.

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Our elite work is aimed at performance athletes at county, regional, national and international Levels. We are experts at working on technical improvement, planning  and sport psychology  that all build on an athlete’s long term development.

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