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Level 1 - Louth

Focus on the development of sports specific skills, learning the correct posture and movements of all running, jumping and throwing events.


Event Description:

Level 1 Coaching Course Bush, Louth

First weekend

Fri 10th & Sat 11th of March 2023 (6pm-9pm & 10am-5pm)

Location - Friday - Zoom.    Sat - Bush, Glenmore AC

Second weekend

Fri 31st March & Sat 1st of April  2023 (6pm-9pm & 10am-5pm)

Location  - Friday - Zoom, Sat - Bush, Glenmore AC

All dates must be attended to complete the course


  • Developing the techniques of running, jumping and throwing.
  • Understanding the effects of puberty in developing the young athlete
  • Planning and conducting a training session incorporating Running, Jumping and Throwing
  • Developing the mental capacities of the athlete towards fair play, discipline, confidence, concentration etc.
  • Developing the fundamental skills of Running, Jumping and throwing and making them more sport specific
  • Continuing the development of athletics in a fun environment
  • Child Welfare and Safety in events

Duration: This is a course over 2 weekends (25 hours)

Entry Requirements: Level 1 is open to all those 18 years or older who have completed an Athletics Leader course or an Assistant Coach course.

Assessment/ Qualification:

  • Practical assessment and continuous assessment throughout the course.
  • Sample training session
  • Observed Practice
  • Oral assessment

Cost: €100 - Included in the price for this course is a Coaching Manual.