James Marshall is an experienced coach and owner of Excelsior (www.excelsiorgroup.co.uk) He has developed athletes from beginners to full Internationals and Olympians.
His books on Amazon contain the latest thoughts and ideas that he uses with athletes from sports such as Football, Hockey, Fencing, Volleyball and of course Athletics. The ideas and programmes are designed to be easy to use, but effective.
After playing many different sports at school, James took up Karate, training extensively and competing for England in European and World Championships. He has since trained in other martial arts and weightlifting, but now plays tennis for fun.
James has studied at Brunel University, getting a Masters Degree in Sports Coaching. He is Certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and Accredited with the United Kingdom Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA). He has written many different journal articles on sports training.
James likes studying online,reading and playing with his children.
Having two young children has given him a different perspective on athlete development, including fundamental movement skills and patterns. This led to him writing his first book "Training Young Athletes" (http://www.excelsiorgroup.co.uk/blog/training-young-athletes-book-out-now).