Biathlon is a 365-days-a-year sport! …..
….. at East Grange Biathlon Centre.
At EGBC, McGill Sport trains military biathletes throughout the year,
including the National Development Squad (NDS)and the BBU’s Biathlon Academy. We are also "open" for schools and
EGBC has the best marksmanship equipment available, such as
International Biathlon Union targets and superb scopes. The main range
(of three) has 8 lanes and floodlighting, and the new changing rooms
and range control hut are at the firing point. The range track
directly accesses quiet rollerski-quality country roads, and there are
over 85 km of “rollerski-track” roads in the area. Four camps can
accommodate military biathletes: the nearest is only 3 km away, and
has an excellent 24/7 gymnasium, fantastic catering, and the RAF’s
Biathlon Centre coaching resource room with digital video debrief,
computing and internet access, coaching resources and a training
BBU “Biathlon Academy” 2006
From April through to November 2006, BBU Biathlon Academy gave
fast-track full-time training to the best of GBR’s promising
youngsters, with the aim of identifying fresh talent to challenge
eventually for full GBR Squad status. Amazingly, two juniors
succeeded in their first try at national selection and made their
European Cup debut for GB in only early December!
BBU “Biathlon Academy” 2007
For Biathlon Academy 2007, the GBR selectors will select candidates at
Ex RUCKSACK, who will be called forward in April or May to contend for
an in-residence “biathlon scholarship” at EGBC. Other courses at EGBC
will include: BBU Biathlon Instructor, Coach Grade 1 and Coach Grade
2; BBU Biathlon RCO; summer biathlon and rollerski racing leagues -
and more! Make sure you get a slice of the action! Formal course
notices are posted on the
EGBC’s Training Director is
who has 25 years racing, coaching, managing and tutoring biathlon
with Army, RAF, RM, BSSF,
Junior Team, BBU Development Team, etc.
Tel: 07811 380438
Web: East Grange Biathlon Centre.