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Athletics Leader– Longford AC


Introduction to coaching Little Athletics via soft equipment


Event Description:

VENUE –  Longford Indoor Facility

Saturday 15th October  10am to 5pm  

Price - €70.00

Course Aim

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

The course focuses primarily on developing athleticism through games designed to improve agility, balance and co-ordination and is very practical in nature.

Course Content 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
  • Practical sessions on running and agility, balance, jumping, co-ordination and throwing and catching
  • Planning a session and a programme

Full Content -

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

Assessment/ Qualification: There is no exam.