12:33 Tuesday 18 February 2014

Michael Johnson helps Repton School

Written byROB SMYTH

Michael Johnson runs a coaching session with school children to kick-off the new partnership between 'Michael Johnson Performance' and Perform at 'St George's Park' Michael Johnson runs a coaching session with school children to kick-off the new partnership between 'Michael Johnson Performance' and Perform at 'St George's Park'

A SOUTH Derbyshire school have teamed up with one of athletics’ all-time greats to ensure their sports teams stay at the top of the league

Athletes at Repton School will be following a weekly programme personally designed by, Olympic gold medallist and former 400m world record holder, Michael Johnson.

The training programme is part of a new contract signed between the school and Michael Johnson Performance based within Perform, the official healthcare provider for St George’s Park in Burton.

Michael Johnson said: “I have had the opportunity personally to work with these young people and their passion for sport is impressive.

“We look forward to helping each of them improve their athleticism.”

“This is a phenomenal opportunity for the young people involved,” said Ian Pollock, Director of Sport at the school.

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