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Assistant Coach Course-Dublin

Assistant Coach Course


Event Description:

Assistant Coach Course – Dublin

Fri 20th Nov- Theory Via Zoom - 7-9pm

Practical to be confirmed

Price - €60.00

NOTE - This is open to those RESIDENT in DUBLIN ONLY

TUTORS-Ciarán Conlan & David Matthews

This course is normally held over one day but is split into two, Friday evening and a Sat Morning. Attendance of both evenings is MANDATORY in order to complete the course.

Course Aim

The aim of the assistant coach course is to give some basic skills to the beginner coach to help assist a more senior coach in the delivery of coaching sessions to young athletes. It is an introduction to coaching in three key event areas, Running (Sprints and Endurance), Jumping (Long Jump) and Throwing (Shot Putt).

Course Content

  • The content for this course includes;
  • group coaching skills and identifying ways to make coaching sessions fun
  • Fun and functional warm ups and cool downs
  • Safety in Athletics, including Child Welfare
  • Rules of key events
  • Communicating with young athletes and giving effective feedback.
  • Basic Running skills
  • Basic Long Jump Skills
  • Basic Shot Putt skills

Entry Requirements: The Assistant Coach Course is open to all those 16 years or over.

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam