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Athletics Leader- Newcastlewest, Limerick

Athletics Leader focuses on introducing the fundamentals of athletic movement to children.


Event Description:

Athletics Leader Course

Newcastlewest Community Centre, Newcastlewest, County Limerick

12th of October 2019

Time: 10am- 4pm



  • The content for this course includes;
  • group coaching skills and identifying ways to make the coaching sessions fun
  • The use of small hurdles and obstacles, running, jumping, throwing and running
  • games to provide fun in developing fitness
  • developing an awareness of the growing child and the implications on fitness activities
  • games to develop speed and reaction, using acceleration and change of direction
  • The ethics of coaching including topics such as winning vs. involvement and recognising the importance of individual improvement
  • Practical sessions on running and agility, balance, jumping, co-ordination and throwing and catching
  • Planning a session and a programme


Duration: This is a course over 1 day (8 hours)

Entry Requirements: Athletics Leader is open to all those who are 16 years or over

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.

Cost: €60, Included in the fee for this course is the Athletics Leader manual full of fun games and activities for use with young athletes